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Church of St John the Baptist, Madaba
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Visit Church of St John the Baptist, a Catholic church built in the early 20th century on an ancient archaeological site. Admire the facade of the church, made from antique stones from a local house, adorned with Corinthian and Roman columns. If you descend down to the church’s vault, you can admire a functioning Moab-era well, more than 3,000 years old. Step into the chapel to see the visitor center and its display of art and relics, or climb to the top of the bell tower for extensive views over Madaba. Arrange to visit Church of St John the Baptist and other attractions in Madaba using our Madaba itinerary planner.
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  • Madaba needs a day there to enjoy every thing I loved it and enjoyed everything in it ,I am not a religious person but I really like ver being part of it take a look on old things and learn about its ...  more »
  • Interesting object. Inside the beautiful mosaic, if "splurging" and pay a fraction of the money, then you can see the beautiful evening city from the Bell Tower. Impressive.
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  • We were strolling through night Madama... about 18:30, and saw that espaba lit, very beautiful, and seeing her open decided to enter... There was no one... and we could take it whole and go up to the bell tower that has beautiful views of Madaba overnight
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