Wadi Numeira - Things to Know Before Visiting
Karak Governorate, Jordan
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About Wadi Numeira
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.
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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.
A large Crusader castle located in al-Karak, Jordan. It is one of the largest crusader castles in the Levant.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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Discover More Attractions in Karak Governorate, Where Wadi Numeira Is Located
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.