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Umm Qais Museum, Umm Qais
(4/5 based on 150 reviews on the web)
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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  • Loved Umm Qais quiet melancholic , part of the Decapolis in the very north of Jordan. Not as tourist as Jerash and the restaurant had good food in an totally beautiful view over the Sea of Galilee, Sy...  more »
  • Umm Qais or Gadara sits on a hill around 400 metres above the Yarmouk River Gorge and opposite the Golan Heights part of which is now occupied by Syria. Tubers and the Sae of Tiberias, Israel and the ...  more »
  • I thoroughly enjoyed my recent visit to this site. it may not be the most expansive Roman runs I have visited, but it had a certain charm. I especially enjoyed the basalt theatre. Another fascinating ...  more »