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Umm Qais Museum, Umm Qais

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Take in views of the Sea of Galilee, Golan Heights, and Syria from Umm Qais Museum, housing artifacts that span several empires. Housed in a renovated 19th-century building, the museum stores items traced back to the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman periods. Take a tour of the site to view the permanent collection of coins, mosaics, and pottery. Explore the inner courtyard, where you will find several statues, before touring the museum's surrounding gardens. Arrange your visit to Umm Qais Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Umm Qais using our Umm Qais travel itinerary planner.
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  • A beautiful day in um qais , you can see the greatest sunset in the world but the place isn't clean and the bathroom out of service , I wish the people in charge of the place to pay attention to this ...  more »
  • We visited here on our first full day in Jordan. There were groups of school children wearing garlands of yellow flowers, mainly in the central area. The site is well spread and sizeable with many int...  more »
  • The place is quite isolated in the Northwest of the country. the advantage is that few tourists go there. the bunker offers a superb view of Palestine, Lake Tiberias and the Syria.
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  • Nice place for a visit. It's beautiful and the museum is good. Worth a visit.
  • very beautiful museum and the museum is a Heritage house (Al- Rousan house ) located above the high Acropolis of the ancient ( Jadara) city (Um Qais)
  • Amazing place I advise everyone to visit
  • Very nice
  • Nice museum within the ancient ruins