Located 25km southwest of Amman, Madaba is famous for the many Byzantine mosaics uncovered here. The most famous is the 6th-century “Madaba Map” of the Holy Land in the St. George’s Church.
One of the most stunning churches in the entire world, the Church of Saint George is a popular destination for worship and pilgrimage throughout Jordan. The Greek Orthodox Basilica of Saint George is ornamented with sumptuous interiors, beautiful colonnades, and a variety of mosaics. It also contains a mosaic map of the Holy Land.