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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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  • The church underwent major renovation, and is now beautifully decorated. The location is amazing, overlooking Palestine 
  • Madaba is a small town where all visits to monuments can be done on foot during the day. Stay arriving or departing from the airport international is a good solution if we do not necessarily want to be in Amman.
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  • Was thinking what I am going to do in Madaba and was wondering if I am going to enjoy my time there yes I loved my time there and was so proud that Jordan has a charming old churches where ppl can lea...  more »
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  • Superb mosaics, magnificent location
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  • Exceptional archaeological site with beautiful Christian paleo mosaics
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