Object name:
Pella, Jordan


Added by:
Vanessa Jenkins

Add date:
2020-12-08 10:59

Object description

Pella is located in northwest Jordan at a rich water source within the eastern foothills of the Jordan Valley, close to the modern village of Ṭabaqat Faḥl some 27 km south of the Sea of Galilee . The site is situated 130 km north of Amman, a drive of about an hour and a half , and is a shorter half an hour by car from Irbid, in the north of the country. Today the city's ruins, predominately temples, churches and housing, have been partially excavated by teams of archaeologists, and attract thousands of tourists annually but especially in spring, during which time the area is awash with spring flowers.

Pella, Jordan
Pella, Jordan

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