Site of the Famous Miracle of the Gadarene swine
Um Qais on a plateau overlooking the north Jordan and the glittering blue waters of Lake Tiberias are the ruins of Qais, ancient Roman Gadara. Although not as extensive as the other cities of the Roman League of Decapolis (the “Ten Cities”). (Noun, feminine) Other people translated.
Archaeologists predict that when excavations are completed, a large city has been uncovered. Standing on the largest of theaters, Hut man has an excellent view of Lake Tiberias (Sea of Galille), northern Palestine and the Golan Heights. It war in Gadara that Jesus defeated demonic spirits in the sea far down
Built Using Stunning Black Basalt
Umm Qais (Gadara), built using stunning black basalt stones, was one of the cities of the Decapolis, planned with a Roman city layout. The Ottoman village on top of part of the ancient city was acquired by the Department of Antiquities who now has several excavation and conservation projects at the site, including the restoration of the main (west) theatre.
The location of Umm Qais is particularly significant. Visitors to the site can view the Syrian Golan Heights, Mount Hermon, Lake Tiberias and the north Palestinian plains.
Visit the home of a local chef for an authentic experience
With great farm to table dishes that represent Jordan and the northern region. Relax on Arabic cushions and share stories while you wait for the unique taste of northern Jordan.
Northern Jordan is rich with bio-diversity and is known for its flavorful local food. The food is all locally sourced and prepared freshly upon your arrival.