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18 Attractions to Explore Near Lot's Cave

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.

Nearby Attractions

Wadi Numeira
Wadi Numeira9.77 KMs away 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 Castle
Al Karak Castle24.10 KMs away 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 Hammad
Wadi Bin Hammad30.59 KMs away 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 Mujib
Wadi Mujib54.16 KMs away 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 Bshir
Qasr Bshir55.81 KMs away 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 Sea
Dead Sea57.02 KMs away 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.

Shobak Castle - Montreal
Shobak Castle - Montreal57.58 KMs away from Lot's Cave

A crusader castle perched on the side of a rocky, conical mountain. It was built in 1115 by Baldwin I of Jerusalem during his expedition to the area where he captured Aqaba on the Red Sea in 1116. The castle was strategically important as it dominated the main passage from Egypt to Syria. This allowed who ever to hold the castle to tax not only traders, both those who were on pilgrimages to Mecca and Medina.

Fortress of Machaerus
Fortress of Machaerus59.03 KMs away from Lot's Cave

A fortified hilltop palace, it is the location of the imprisonment and execution of John the Baptist. It was originally built by the Hasmonean king, Alexander Jannaeus (104 BC-78 BC) in about the year 90 BC. The hilltop, which stands about 1,100 meters above Dead Sea level, is surrounded on all sides by deep ravines which provide great natural strength.

Ma'in Hot Springs
Ma'in Hot Springs63.39 KMs away from Lot's Cave

A series of hot mineral springs and waterfalls located 264 meters (866 feet) below sea level. The springs contains important elements such as sodium, calcium, chloride, radon, hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide.

Umm ar-Rasas
Umm ar-Rasas63.88 KMs away from Lot's Cave

Situated in the Jordanian Desert, the site has been allied to the biblical settlement of Mephaat mentioned in the Book of Jeremiah. The Roman military utilized the site as a strategic garrison, but it was later converted and inhabited by Christian and Islamic communities. The mosaic floor of the Church of St Stephen made in 785 (discovered after 1986) is the most important discovery on the site. The perfectly preserved mosaic floor is the largest in Jordan.

Little Petra
Little Petra74.85 KMs away from Lot's Cave

A much smaller version of the grand Petra, consisting of three wider open areas connected by a 450-metre (1,480 ft) canyon. Like Petra, it is a Nabataean site, with buildings carved into the walls of the sandstone canyons. While the purpose of some of the buildings is not clear, archaeologists believe that the whole complex was a suburb of Petra, the Nabatean capital, meant to house visiting traders on the Silk Road.

Rainbow Magic Land
Rainbow Magic Land79.17 KMs away from Lot's Cave

MagicLand is an Italian amusement park, opened on May 26, 2011, in Valmontone in the metropolitan city of Rome. The theme park was inaugurated on May 25, 2011, and was opened to the public on May 26, 2011. From 2011 to 2018 the park was involved in various changes of the administrative body. Since 2019 MagicLand is under the management of Pillarstone Italy. It has so many interesting rides and also you can spend a nice time there.

Madaba Archaeological Park
Madaba Archaeological Park79.45 KMs away from Lot's Cave

Established to preserve and make accessible to the public archaeological remains from Roman times and several valuable Byzantine mosaic floors.

St George's Greek Orthodox Church
St George's Greek Orthodox Church79.61 KMs away from Lot's Cave

The Madaba Map, also known as the Madaba Mosaic Map, is part of a floor mosaic in the church. The Madaba Map is of the Middle East, and part of it contains the oldest surviving original cartographic depiction of the Holy Land and especially Jerusalem. It dates to the 6th century AD.

Petra
Petra80.07 KMs away from Lot's Cave

The ancient city of Petra, carved on to the mountains of Jabal Al-Madbah. Petra is believed to have been settled as early as 9,000 BC, and it was possibly established in the 4th century BC as the capital city of the Nabataean Kingdom.

Mount Hor - Tomb of Prophet Aaron
Mount Hor - Tomb of Prophet Aaron81.65 KMs away from Lot's Cave

Supposed burial place of Aaron, the brother of Moses. Although in Jewish tradition, the location of Aaron's grave, like that of Moses, is shrouded in mystery, the Islamic tradition places it on Mount Hor, near Petra in Jordan.

Mount Nebo
Mount Nebo82.96 KMs away from Lot's Cave

It is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land. The West Bank city of Jericho and Jerusalem are visible from the summit on a very clear day.

Qasr al-Mushatta
Qasr al-Mushatta90.74 KMs away from Lot's Cave

Ruin of an Umayyad winter palace, part of a string of castles, palaces and caravanserais known collectively in Jordan as the Desert Castles. Though much of the ruins can still be found in the site, the most striking feature of the palace, its facade, has been removed and is on display at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin.