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Umm Qais Museum, Umm Qais
(4/5 based on 140+ 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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  • We had considered long due to its close location to Syria to this Greek, Roman, Ottoman monument drive. The visit of the extensive grounds is absolutely harmless. We had rented a driver extra us - in hindsight completely unnecessary. You can go easily even with the car out. There was only a military marshals, who wanted to see our credentials, to see direction of Pella, otherwise 0.0 of the terrible war on the other side on the journey in the Jordan Valley. The facility itself is very interesting. Above all the view is second to none. Unfortunately, doesn't have no rest in the chic restaurant with a view of time due was possible.
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  • Well according to my view point, if u have enough time go if u don't have time just don't go that's my idea about the place because we have better places in Jordan to spend the time in 
  • Having visited most of the great Roman ruins in the world like Pompeii and Ephesus I can't give Umm Qais 5 stars as it isn't in the same league but they are good ruins and worth a visit for sure. The ...  more »