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Umm Qais Museum, Umm Qais

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History Museum Museum
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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  • Dating back to the Ptolemies this was a major city in Roman times, later becoming the seat of a Christian bishopric and finally having Muslim masters before being largely destroyed by a series of late...  more »
  • It is 2 hours north of Amman and fortunately we had a private guide to take us there. The Roman ruins are in general good nick, with the central avenue and the basilica still present. However the high...  more »
  • 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 »
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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.
  • 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