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Lot's Cave

Jordan

Caves
Old Ruins

About Lot's Cave

The place were Lot, brother of Abraham is said to have lived in a cave with his two daughters. The place consists of a monastery, a Byzantine basilica from the 7th century A.D. and the Cave of Lot.



Attractions near Lot's Cave

Wadi Numeira9.77km from Lot's Cave

Valley known for its deep gorge cut through the sandstone. It gives its name to the Bronze Age ruins located at its mouth with the Dead Sea- the archaeological site of Numeira.

Al Karak Castle24.1km from Lot's Cave

A large Crusader castle located in al-Karak, Jordan. It is one of the largest crusader castles in the Levant.

Wadi Bin Hammad30.59km from Lot's Cave

A Hot Spring hidden deep in a large valley with lush vegetation, hanging gardens, palm trees, and plenty of water running through a narrow gorge.

Wadi Mujib54.16km from Lot's Cave

Wadi Mujib, the biblical Arnon stream is a river canyon which enters the Dead Sea at 420 metres (1,380 ft) below sea level. The canyon consists of mountainous, rocky, and sparsely vegetated desert (up to 800 metres (2,600 ft)), with cliffs and gorges cutting through plateaus. Perennial, spring-fed streams flow to the shores of the Dead Sea.

Qasr Bshir55.81km from Lot's Cave

Roman fort ruins in the desert of Jordan. One of the best preserved Roman military structure in the world. The fort is built of local stone and forms a with a nearly square reactangle with large projecting rectangular towers in each corner.

Dead Sea57.02km from Lot's Cave

The surface and the shores of the dead sea are 425 meters below the sea level, making it Earth's lowest elevation on land. It is also one of the saltiest water bodies in the world- 9.6 times as salty as the oceans making plant and animal life impossible in Dead Sea.

Where is Lot's Cave

Discover more attractions in Karak Governorate, where Lot's Cave is located

Karak Governorate6 attractions

The land of Karak Governorate was the home of the Kingdom of Moab, during the first millennium BC. Their capital and stronghold is believed to be near the city of Al Karak, which was known as the Qir of Moab.