What are the types of tourism in Jordan?

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What are the types of tourism in Jordan?

Weather of Arabia - Jordan is one of the most important tourist attractions not only in the Middle East, but also in the world, due to the religious and historical importance that it enjoys due to its unique geographical location, which makes it a gateway to three continents, Africa, Asia and Europe, giving it unique features that rarely meet in one country.

 

Hence, there are many types of tourism in Jordan to combine its land and sky with an ideal package for every tourist, between stunning beaches, religious, historical and archaeological sites, as well as therapeutic and recreational sites. In this article, we review 10 types of tourism in Jordan, according to the "Traveler's Encyclopedia" website.

 

Leisure Tourism

Entertainment activities in Jordan vary between amusement parks, parks and zoos, as well as cinemas and theaters, among others. Among the entertainment places in Jordan that you can visit are:

  • Jubaiha Recreational City
  • Ghamdan Park
  • Jordan Zoo
  • Al Hussein Gardens
  • Al Wadi Water Sports Resort
  • Amman Waves Aqua Park
  • Adventure City

 

Medical Tourism

It is considered one of the most important types of tourism in Jordan, as it recently occupied the first place in the Arab world and fifth globally in this sector, thanks to what the Jordanian territory contains of several sites that have therapeutic and healing properties of mineral water pools and hot waterfalls rich in minerals and volcanic mud, and one of the most important sites of medical tourism in Jordan is:

  • Dead Sea
  • Ma'in
  • Hammamet Sokhna in Madaba
  • Baths of Afra in Tafileh
  • Barbita Baths in Tafileh
  • Himma springs in Irbid
  • North Shouna Baths in Irbid
  • North Shona

(Ma'in)

 

beach tourism

Jordan has wonderful beaches on both the Red Sea through the Gulf of Aqaba and the Dead Sea, and its beaches offer stunning views of the mountains and the surrounding terrain, as well as the treasures of those seas of marine creatures and coral colonies that offer a unique diving experience, in addition to related water sports, and one of the most important Those beaches in Jordan:

  • Pranys Beach
  • Al Aqiyah South Beach
  • Hafayer Beach
  • Oman tourist beach
  • Al-Ghandour Beach

 

Shopping Tourism

Jordan is distinguished by the diversity of its shopping places, between modern shopping centers and traditional markets. The exhibits for visitors vary between high-end and luxury goods, as well as popular products and handicrafts. Among the most famous shopping places in Jordan are:

  • Jabal Al Hussein market
  • Amman Mall
  • City Mall
  • Mecca Mall
  • Taj Mall
  • Galleria Mall
  • Al Baraka Mall
  • Abdali Mall
  • Avenue Mall Sweifieh

 

(Abdali Mall in Amman)

 

Environmental tourism and nature reserves

It is one of the types of tourism in Jordan that has flourished recently, and despite the modernity of the concept of ecotourism, which was introduced to Jordan in the nineties, it soon became established as a major element in the national tourism plans, due to the fact that the territory of the Kingdom contains factors and ingredients in several regions that contribute to creating economic development The most important eco-tourism sites in Jordan are:

  • Dana Reserve
  • Mujib Reserve
  • Azraq Water Reserve
  • Shaumari Reserve
  • Wadi Rum Reserve
  • Ajloun Nature Reserve
  • Feynan Eco Lodge

For more: Learn about the most famous nature reserves in Jordan

 

adventure tourism

Adventure and thrill tourism has expanded significantly in the Kingdom of Jordan, and the nature of the diverse lands and terrain has helped in the diversity of forms of that tourism, which is represented by kayaking, windsurfing, fishing, boat racing, mountain climbing and snorkeling, and among the most important places that offer forms of adventure tourism in Jordan:

  • Wadi Mujib
  • Wadi Rum
  • obstacle
  • Dana Reserve
  • Dead Sea
  • Wadi Al-Mansheya Karak
  • Wadi Araba
  • Valley of Hidan
  • Jordan Trail

(Wadi Mujib)

 

Cultural tourism

It is considered one of the richest types of tourism in Jordan due to the important cultural center that this country represents.

  • Roman amphitheater
  • castle mountain
  • Form Square
  • Shabib Festival for Culture and Arts
  • Jarash festival
  • world book fair
  • Jara market for handicrafts and folk culture

(Citadel Mountain in Amman)

 

Museum tourism

Jordan includes a large number of museums in each of its cities, from the capital Amman to various archaeological cities and others, which are represented in heritage and historical museums in addition to various topics. Among the most famous museums in Jordan are:

  • Jordan Museum
  • National Museum of Fine Arts
  • Jordan Archaeological Museum
  • Children museum
  • Folk Costume Museum
  • Umm Qais Archeology Museum
  • Dar Al Saraya Museum
  • Irbid Archeology Museum
  • Madaba Museum
  • Ancient Petra Museum
  • Heritage Tale Museum
  • Petra Nabatean Museum

 

Historical and heritage tourism

Jordan is a large open museum that contains many antiquities and historical and heritage sites that witnessed the succession of civilizations that Jordan and the entire Middle East passed through. Among the most important historical places, palaces and monuments in Jordan are:

  • Petra
  • Jerash effects
  • Kays's mother
  • Madaba
  • Karak
  • Ajloun
  • short life
  • mother of lead
  • Shobak Castle
  • Qasour al-Abed, al-Mashta, al-Hallabat, al-Harana, al-Burqa and others

 

Religious tourism

Religious tourism is one of the most important types of tourism in Jordan since ancient times, due to the distinguished location that it enjoys between Mecca and Jerusalem, the holy city of the three monotheistic religions. Many prophets whose history is associated with Jordan were mentioned, and among the most important religious sites in Jordan:

  • King Abdullah I Mosque and King Hussein Bin Talal Mosque
  • The Great Husseini Mosque and the Umayyad Mosque
  • baqiaoiya tree
  • The shrines and shrines of the prophets and companions, such as the tomb of the Prophet Ayoub and the shrine of the Prophet Shuaib
  • The site of the people of the cave located in the southeast of Oman
  • immersion
  • Nebu mountain

 

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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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