Weather in Irbid and historical and natural places worth visiting in Irbid throughout the year

2024-04-04 2024-04-04T08:29:48Z
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Weather of Arabia - The diversity of tourism destinations in Irbid, and reflects the country’s culture and history through a diverse group that includes unique museums, leading universities, and famous shopping malls. Formerly known as "Arabella" or "Arbella", Irbid is the most populous city in the governorate of the same name, and is considered one of the prominent tourist and cultural centers in Jordan. Irbid is located 70 kilometers north of Amman, and is part of the second largest urban center in Jordan, making it one of the most important major cities in the country.

 

In the tourist attractions in Irbid, the present meets the past to create a unique architectural landscape. It is distinguished by its diversity and multiplicity of experiences, making it one of the most beautiful cities in Jordan.

 

Places worth visiting in Irbid

 

Western theatre

It is considered one of the most important tourist attractions in the city of Irbid, and its construction dates back to the Roman era, with its construction date estimated at the second century AD.

The Western Theater amphitheater can accommodate three thousand people, and is located in the middle of a circular square designed in the traditional Roman style, reflecting the splendor of ancient art and architecture. The theater is distinguished by its unique artistic equipment and beautiful design, and it also includes a group of beautiful white marble statues that decorate the place with unique elegance.

 

Saraya House Museum

The Saraya House Museum is considered one of the oldest tourist attractions in Irbid, and holds great importance due to its ancient history dating back to 1886 when it was founded by the Ottomans.

In this museum, visitors can explore the architectural design of the existing palace and learn about its towering columns built of basalt stones. The museum is also considered an ideal combination of history and art, as visitors can learn about the greatness and renaissance of the period in which the museum was built.

 

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Beit Arar Cultural Museum

Among the best tourist places in Irbid for those who love attending cultural and poetry forums is the “House of the Poet Arar” museum, which is located at the foot of Irbid Hill. It was built in 1888 as the residence of the Jordanian poet Mustafa Wehbe, known by the nickname “Arar”.

In 1905, the house was expanded and turned into a cultural museum, with some of its rooms housing the poet’s belongings and original manuscripts of his poetry. This museum is considered an ideal place to explore the heritage and legacy of the ancient poet, and it also provides an opportunity for visitors to enjoy the cultural forums and poetry events that are organized there on a regular basis.

 

Jordan Natural History Museum

The Jordanian Natural History Museum is considered one of the oldest natural history museums in the Arab world, and it is one of the most important research centers in the natural sciences. The museum includes original models representing the natural history of the Kingdom of Jordan.

The museum contains a large collection of skeletons of animals and birds of different ages that lived in the region, in addition to living examples of the various types of rocks and soil found in the Kingdom. The museum usually offers its visitors a simplified scientific dose of the natural history of the region using the latest technological displays.

 

The best times to visit Irbid

The city of Irbid is characterized by moderate weather throughout the year, which makes it an ideal destination to visit at any time of the year, but the winter season is considered the best for exploring archaeological sites without tourist crowding.

Irbid can be reached by air from Queen Alia International Airport, which is considered the main airport in Jordan, and is about 115 km away from Irbid in Amman, where regular flights are available to various cities in the Middle East as well as other countries in the world.

In addition, Irbid can be reached by road through Tabarbour Station - Al Shamal Complex -, which is the main bus station in Irbid, connecting to different cities and towns in Jordan. It is also available for tourists to hire a taxi or car to explore the city and its surroundings.

 

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This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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