From plush beach resorts to breathtaking desert landscapes, modern cities to man-made ancient wonders, Jordan is a jewel of the Middle East that boasts a rich history and fascinating contrasts. This country is a major tourist destination in southwest Asia that attracts tourists from around the world who visit Jordan all year round.
But with so many impressive archaeological sites and natural wonders, it is really difficult to pick out the places to see and things to do in Jordan. Here are ten of the most impressing highlights.
Surrounded by rugged rocky mountains, Petra was left hidden and abandoned in a recluse valley away from the rest of the world for a long time. The lost city of Petra has been discovered again in the 1800s. Today, this ancient city is the leading tourist attraction of Jordan and also one of the most important archaeological sites in the world.