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. To visit Umm Qais Museum and get the most from your holiday in Umm Qais, create itinerary details personal to you using our Umm Qais journey maker app .
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  • I was not expecting much here as I had heard it was not as complete as Jerash, but I found it really interesting. I am glad we visited here before we went to Jerash, as we had a very good guide and he...  more »
  • There were not many visitors at Umm Qais when we visited - There were a handful of tourists and couple of buses of school children. As far as Roman Ruins go, there are better preserved ruins in other ...  more »
  • Great place not overrun with tourists or hawkers. We used a local approved guide who gave us such a great insight into the area. Heartily recommend this place we visited Jerash and Petra and for me th...  more »
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  • Given how ancient it is. I cant say other than thos is an excellent place
  • Nice place for a visit. It's beautiful and the museum is good. Worth a visit.
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  • 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

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Where to stay in Umm Qais

Visitors come to Umm Qais almost exclusively on day trips, as few accommodations exist in the immediate area. About 125 km (77 mi) to the south, the capital of Amman offers an extensive range of hotels, as well as a good selection of rental apartments that cater to different budgets and tastes. Alternatively, you can explore campsites and guesthouses in the town of Ajloun, about 60 km (37 mi) to the south. If your plans include crossing into Israel or Golan Heights, nearby towns just over the border have rooms and guesthouses.
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