Cave Of The Seven SleepersCurrently Closed
- Address: Ahl Al-Kahf St., Amman, Jordan
- Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Cave, Family And Kids
The legend of the seven sleepers of Ephesus is the story about a group of young men who spent 300 years inside this cave to escape religious persecution by Roman Emperor Trajan, and only then emerged. It is an important story not only in Roman history but also in the Quran. Many people believe this is the cave referred to in the story. Inside the cave, you will find seven small graves and an eerie collection of human bones. The caves were discovered in 1963 as a result of some excavation work. The place has a very intense Old Byzantine ambience. Check out the engravings on the walls outside the cave. Also, note the weathered decorative elements, including the massive pillars. It is thought that there once may have been a large church in front of the cave. Another interesting fact of the cave is a sheer variety of artifacts found - from the Canaanites, the Semites, the Akkadians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, byzantines and the Turks. It's a short but highly intriguing visit.
How to Reach Cave Of The Seven Sleepers
- Drive or take a taxi.
- There may be a bus station nearby.
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21.66% of people who visit Amman include Cave Of The Seven Sleepers in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
52.27% of people start their Cave Of The Seven Sleepers visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Cave Of The Seven Sleepers
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cave Of The Seven Sleepers
Cave Of The Seven Sleepers Reviews & Ratings
The cave of the seven sleeps as famously known. Very nice place on the hill side. It's serene. There is no entry fee and the cave remains open until 1700 hours.
What a beautiful historical place and very well kept..
Nice place to visit in Jordan it’s for free and well organized, clean and there was a mosque near to it . Also there was a guide who give us summary about the cave story. It’s near to Amman and there is car parking there , I recommend anyone to visit the cave And it will be good idea to put signs that guide the people to the place
A historical venue but must be referred to valid references
Worth a visit. Beatiful mosque nearby.