Aqaba is the only exit, and entrance for Jordan on the sea, therefore it has a tourist and economic importance.

It is also the starting point for Jordan's visitors across the sea to the southern historical, archeological and areas of the Kingdom such as Petra, Wadi Rum, Dana Reserve and other sites where the proximity of these areas and Aqaba encourages the visitor to make the trip, There is also an airport in Aqaba receiving organized flights from Amman and many European cities.

It also plays an important role in the region's economy, as it is a border point with Israel, Saudi Arabia and the Arab Republic of Egypt


Aqaba is characterized by a warm climate in the winter, where visitors from Jordan and abroad visit it in this season of the year.

The city is also famous for its beautiful coral, not to mention the diversity of marine animals such as the friendly dolphins, sea turtles living amid dense swarms of rare colored fish Such as crab, lobsters, and prawns, these organisms that appear only at night in search of their food.


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During my visit to Aqaba, I found a variety of different services and facilities from restaurants and hotels, they are popular with high quality international standards.

There are series of hotels, and restaurants brands from the world to suit different tastes and budgets, also Commodity prices are good since Aqaba is now a special economic zone.




I also enjoyed the diving adventure where the beautiful colored fish and the wonderful and rare coral. In Aqaba, historical monuments show the city's heritage and history since the discovering what is said to be the oldest church in the world, as well as other historical and archaeological sites such as the Citadel of Aqaba and the Museum

Castle of Aqaba              Aqaba Museum

Castle of Aqaba                                                                                Aqaba Museum

Tourist activities:

  • Swimming: There are several places to swim in, such as the public beach, tourist hotels and resorts.
  • Diving: The Gulf of Aqaba is one of the best locations for swimming and deep diving. Aqaba has many dive centers with high quality diving equipment and skilled professional instructors.
  • Glass Boat Tour: Those who want to see the deep seas and do not want to dive can enjoy these amazing sights by taking a cruise on boats with a transparent glass floor through which to see the diverse and rare marine life.
  • Visit marine reserves: contain rare species of fish and rare marine organisms.
  • Visit the museum.

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