The Dead Sea is a fabulous holiday destination and Jordan is the perfect setting for those who wish to experience the qualities of the lake in peace and quiet. At 423 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is officially the lowest place on earth making it an even more fascinating destination to visit.

Also known as the Salt Sea, the Dead Sea is an ideal location for rest and relaxation with biking and hiking aplenty. A holiday to the Dead Sea provides an idyllic alternative to the bustling cities, with plenty of things to do for those who seek a little adventure.

Dead Sea

The history of the Dead Sea traces far back to the Hellenistic Age and has featured in a number of biblical references including Noah’s Ark. The Dead Sea played a significant role during the rule of the Romans and ancient Greeks for trade and military purposes. Despite its commercial significance, the sea was closed to trade from 1453 until 1856 when it was reopened by the Treaty of Paris.



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