Madaba is an ancient town on the Jordanian Plateau, which was resettled in 1880 A.D. by Christian Arab tribes from the Karak region. It is now inhabited by Christians and Muslims alike.
Madaba is located 30 km (19 mi) southwest of Jordan’s capital city Amman.
A great deal of antiquity has been found at the city of Madaba, much of which can now to be seen in the Museum and in Archaeological Parks. Visit the old churches with their unique mosaics, like the old map of Palestine mosaic dating back to the sixth century.