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Madaba Mosaic Map, Madaba
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The oldest known depiction of the Holy Land, Madaba Mosaic Map lets you see sacred lands from Egypt to Lebanon from a centuries-old perspective. Housed within an early Byzantine church, the map dates back to the 6th century and provides the earliest accurate depiction of the Middle East, focusing on Jerusalem. Look over this carefully excavated mosaic, with millions of colorful stones depicting an ancient landscape of Biblical locations, events, and regions that predate modern cartography. Drop by the gift shop to pick up a few mementos of your visit. Use our Madaba trip itinerary planner to visit Madaba Mosaic Map on your trip to Madaba, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • do not go see this beautiful mural is nonsense, because of his age, but especially because it is unique and that the mosaic work is exceptional. For an Orthodox it is also a must.
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  • the mosaic has a rich history the town itself has nothing to do, but it is a must-see
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  • Amazing to learn about how accurate this map is. The Cardo in Jerusalem was found after studying this map! 
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  • Superb mosaics, magnificent location
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  • Exceptional archaeological site with beautiful Christian paleo mosaics
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  • Good
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