- Address: Wadi Musa, Jordan, Amman
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids
Byzantine Church - Review
The Byzantine Church- Petra is known for its absolutely stunning architecture and the beautiful mosaic floors which is said to have been discovered in 1990 and excavated between 1992 and 1998. The Church has a tripartite basilica with 3 inscribed apses and 3 corresponding entrances and was perhaps built towards the last half of the fifth century. Byzantine Church- Petra’s preserved mosaic floor is sheltered under a ceiling and consists of beautiful illustrations. Most of these images fall inside circular medallions and represent birds, humans, animals, vegetable produce, vessels and more along with the personifications of four seasons, earth, wisdom and the ocean.
How To reach Byzantine Church by Public Transport
- Rented Car/Taxi
More about Byzantine Church
Byzantine Church is in Amman, Jordan. You can explore Byzantine Church with this list of things to do in Amman once you have zeroed in on the Byzantine Church.
To avoid getting lost in search of Byzantine Church, you can check the address provided in the information box. We ensure that a proper address is provided to the users to avoid wastage of time in search of the place.
Want more information on Byzantine Church? Fret not! We can help you get in touch with a local, who can provide you information regarding Byzantine Church. You can just refer to the information box on the page for contact no. of the concerned contact person. You can also refer to the ticket prices and timings for Byzantine Church given in the information box.
You can refer to photos of Byzantine Church, to know more about the Byzantine Church and nearby amenities, which will help you during your visit.
There are a variety of options for Byzantine Church Tours. All you have to do is go to the website toolbar and click tours. You will get introduced to various tours of Byzantine Church.
For accommodation near Byzantine Church, these are few hotels you can refer and we will help you with the booking process. We also understand that sometimes an address is hard to find hence you can check the approximate location of Byzantine Church in the information box.
We are pleased to share with you that you can also contribute for information on Byzantine Church regarding Address, Contact no., Ticket price, Timings, and Content. Your feedback is appreciated. Click the button near information box.
In case you are a solo traveller or run into emergency at the Byzantine Church, refer to these nearby public safety stations and pharmacies. Your safety is our topmost priority. If you run out of cash, these are nearby ATM and Banks. For a road trip to Byzantine Church, these are the gas stations where you can refill and you can park your cars in these parking lot in Byzantine Church.
Travelling by foot is the best way to explore Byzantine Church, here is a list of public transport like bus station and railway station to aid you in exploring Byzantine Church on foot.
To access more information on Byzantine Church while you are in Byzantine Church, you can visit these Tourist centers or you can search online in these Internet cafes.
We understand that each traveller and tourist have different accommodation requirements for the trip. Hence you can customise your accommodation near Byzantine Church according to your trip by referring our website.
Once you are tired of exploring and you are peckish, head straight to these restaurants; which we have customise according to your needs: Drinks, Cafes and Dessert, Quickbites and Cuisines and Party and Speciality places.
Things to Know Before Visiting Byzantine Church
7.78% of people who visit Amman include Byzantine Church in their plan
42.5% of people start their Byzantine Church visit around 4 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Byzantine Church
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Byzantine Church
Byzantine Church Map
Byzantine Church Trips
Byzantine Church, Amman Reviews
The icon figures mosaic floor tiles were well preserved under the rubble from earlier fire and earthquake damage. Work in progress continues by archaeologists and still requires sponsors to continue restoration tasks,
Great mosaic on the ground. You can see a baptism chamber in the rear. Good restoration.
This is the main church of the complex comprising the Petra Church, the Blue Church and the Ridge Church. The Petra Church has a tripartite basilica measuring 26 x 15 meters with three inscribed apses and three corresponding entrances. It was probably built in the last half of the fifth century AD. The church’s preserved mosaic floor, sheltered under a protecting ceiling, has beautiful illustrations. Many of these images lie inside circular medallions and depict animals, birds, humans, vegetable produce, and vessels, as well as personifications of the four seasons, the ocean, earth and wisdom. This complex of three churches was built over earlier Nabatean buildings and tombs, which remained in the use throughout the Roman period before Christianity became dominant in Petra in the fifth century AD, at which time some buildings and tombs were converted to churches. The carved figures found inside the Petra Church, for example, are Nabatean, suggesting that these may have been recovered from an earlier temple.
Amazing covered floors are found in this church built in around 450 ( amazing! ) :-) I over use that word around here! It was discovered in 1990 and was excavated in 1992-1998. They found 152 papyrus scrolls in the church - the largest ancient written material found in Jordan - and was carbon dated to the 7th C. History!
As the title says this was a Byzantine church. Knowing that is is very crazy because that means Petra was used by many people from different times. It is nice to see how the architecture differed a bit. The main hilight of this sight is the mosaic floors. They are very well kept and a must see to compare the different eras of Petra. This location is a bit hidden and is off the main path, but when you see a white tent as you walk towards the museum that is it.