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King's Highway

A scenic road trip from the capital to the Red Sea features mosaic Madaba, the ruins of Shobak Castle, and the ancient Petra

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The 335 km long King's Highway is a scenic road that perfectly showcases some of the beautiful landmarks of Jordan. On the way from the capital city of Amman to the Aqaba seaside resort, one can encounter mosaics found in Madaba churches and museums, the ruins of the 12th century Shobak Castle towering 1,300 m above sea level, and the ancient city of Petra. The best time for this sce​nic road trip is April through June and September to November as these months are perfectly temperate.

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