Roughly 20 miles from Amman, Madaba is one of the most memorable places in the Holy Land.
Dubbed the “City of Mosaics”, Madaba offers many sites to explore. One of tis chief attractions is the ST George’s Greek Orthodox Church which was built in 1896 over the remains of a Byzantine church and shelters an exceptionally well-preserved mosaics map an ancient Palestine. This map is the oldest map in the world of the Holy Land and was created around 560 AD. It depicts major biblical sites between Lebanon and Egypt marked in Greek