Madaba is a premier tourist destination in Jordan, distinguished as the City of Cultural Heritage and Home of Jordan’s Mosaics and Handicrafts. Madaba is located in the heart of “Holy Lands” with connections to people and religions that have shaped world history for 4,000 years and continues to influences the lives of people today. Madaba governorate contains natural, religious and historic sites of renowned history. It retraced parts of the more ancient King’s Highway. Travelling along it today, you walk in the footsteps of pilgrims, armies and traders across the centuries.
The story of Madaba began since at least 3,500 BC, where the fertile and rich grazing lands surrounding Madaba have attracted human settlement. A biblical story describes how King Mesha of Moab had to deliver a tribute of a hundred thousand lambs and the wool of a hund