Jordan is a country located in the Middle East that gained its independence from the British back in 1946. Wondering where is Jordan exactly? It is located on the Gulf of Aqaba and shares its borders with Israel, Syria, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia. The country has four main regions, namely Eastern Desert, King's Highway, Northern Jordan, and the Southern Desert, where the main cities are Amman, Aqaba, Irbid, Jerash, Madaba, and Zarqa.
Now that you where is Jordan, you should learn how you will get to the place. The citizens of some countries like Hong Kong and Turkey can enter the country without a visa. You can travel to the country by plane, as the national flight of the country is Royal Jordanian Airlines.
In addition to this, all the major carriers like Aegean, Air Arabia, Air France, airBaltic, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Egypt Air, Emirates, Etihad Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, and Turkish Airlines, have regular flights to the country’s main airport known as the Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA). Other main airports in the country are Marka International Airport and King Hussein International Airport.
Tourists from Palestine can take the Allenby/King Hussein Bridge Crossing, Sheikh Hussein Bridge Crossing, and the Yitzhak Rabin/Arava border if they are travelling in a car or in a bus. In order to get around in the country, people generally take a taxi. There are so many places to visit in Jordan. You can visit the archaeological ruins in Petra or go to the Dead Sea.
Other popular tourist attractions include Ajlun, Bethany beyond the Jordan, Castle of Kerak, Dana Nature Reserve, Mosaics at Madaba, Mount Nebo, Qasr Amra and the Desert Castles, Red Desert of Wadi Rum, Red Sea Coral Reefs at Aqaba, Roman City of Jerash, Royal Automobile museum and the Children museum, Sharhabil Bin Hassneh EcoPark, The Bedouin Meditation Camp, The Treasury (El Khazneh) at Petra, and the Wadi Dana Biosphere Reserve.
Some of the places to visit in Jordan for good food include Abu Jbarah, Al kalha, and Al-Daya'a and Reem. Famous Jordanian food includes labaneh, maklouba, manousheh, mansaf, mezza, and zaatar. Other than this, you can find international food chains like Pizza Hut, McDonalds, and Burger King. Now that you know about the location and the popular tourist attractions in Jordan, make sure you visit the country during your next vacation.