"The Rough Guide to Jordan" is the essential guide to the Middle East's most enticing destination. This title features detailed accounts of the best attractions Jordan has to offer, along with the clearest Jordan maps and plans, lift the lid on this fascinatingly diverse country. With expert advice and background, explore the world wonder that is Petra, an ancient city carved from rose-red mountain cliffs, roam the sands of Wadi Rum in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia, and then relax on golden beaches at Aqaba, Jordan's beautiful Red Sea resort hideaway. You'll find detailed guidance on getting the best out of a visit to Amman, the buzzing Jordanian capital, as well as Crusader castles and stunningly well preserved Roman cities. Float your cares away on the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, or take in spectacular views over the Dana biosphere reserve. At every point, the Rough Guide steers you in the right direction to find the best hotels in Jordan, recommended Jordan restaurants, cafes and shops across every price range, giving you clear, balanced reviews and honest, first-hand opinions. This title helps to explore all corners of Jordan with authoritative background on Jordan's culture and history, the clearest maps of any guide and practical language tips. Make the most of your holiday with "The Rough Guide to Jordan".