Apart from famous destinations known by almost everyone, Irbid Jordan is relatively lesser known by the masses, although it is most populous city in Jordan after Amman, Irbid stands as one of the most important route for trade between jordan and Syria.
Civilization in Irbid Jordan dates back to Bronze age, some of the artifacts found by archeologists are said to be produced in BC 3200.
Irbid Jordan is also known as Arabella, Reading history of this city, it is found that Arabella was famous for making world class wine back in the times.
This piece of land is famous for the battle of yarmouk, a heroic battle that started the downfall of huge roman empire and which gave Syria in the hands of muslims.
A small muslims army with brave young men defeated the huge roman army of byzantine empire whose emperor was Heraclius.
Irbid Jordan; Places to Visit
Although there are not must famous destinations in Irbid Jordan for tourists, but following are few places which you might consider visiting if you are going to Irbid Jordan.
Famous tourist destinations which are around the city includes number of archaeological sites, Umm Qais lies few kilometers from the main city, you can also go and visit Ajlun, where you can see castle of Islamic era, and number of other ancient sites. If you are into history, you will love visiting these sites.
Jerash also lies near Irbid, Jerash is hub of tourists from all around the world,Read more tourist destinations of Jerash here.
- Irbid Downtown
- Qasmeyeh Restaurant
- Irbid Archaeological museum
- Arar Cultural House
- Museum of Jordanian Heritage
Irbid is home for one of the most famous university in Jordan named as Yarmouk University, This university hosts antique and worth checking out artifacts which were discovered from Irbid and its surroundings, and these artifacts date back to bronze age.
- Arabella Mall
- Irbid Mall
- University Street
If you are looking for accommodation to stay, there are number of hotels which includes the expensive hotels and the cheap ones, where you can just lay low at night.Irbid Jordan is also known as the city with most internet cafes, You can see numerous number of internet cafes in the university street.
Irbid is known for its fertile lane from the ancient age, but it is sad to see that this fertile land now hosts huge buildings and commercial centers, destroying the natural blessing bestowed to the people of Irbid.
That’s all from Irbid Jordan, If you have been to this city, let us know in the comments, you can also ask us if you have any query regarding visiting Irbid Jordan.
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