wadi Rum along with Aqaba marine park are natural protected sites managed by Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority. In addition to those two sites, Jordan has six more nature reserves managed by the Royal Society for Conservation of Nature (RSCN). For more information about RSCN and its nature reserves, see its website www.rscn.org.jo
Aqaba Marine Park Raed Mor
Pliny the Elder and other writers identify Petra as the capital of the Nabataeans and the center of their caravan trade. Enclosed by towering rocks and watered by a perennial stream, Petra not only possessed the advantages of a fortress, but controlled the main commercial routes which passed through read more
The area known as the Citadel sits on the highest hill in Amman, Jebel al-Qala’a (about 850m above sea level), and is the site of ancient Rabbath-Ammon. Occupied since the Bronze Age, it’s surrounded by a 1700m-long wall, which were rebuilt many times during the Bronze and Iron Ages, as well as the Roman, Byzantine and Umayyad periods. There’s plenty to see, but the Citadel’s most striking sights are the Temple of Hercules and the Ummayad Palace.
Artefacts dating from the Bronze Age show that the hill was a fortress and/or agora (open space for commerce and politics) read more.