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A common small church in a common small town shows a large area of its pavement a mosaic from the 6th century, representing the map of the holly land.

As you may guess, most locals now live from producing and selling... mosaics. So, visit the church, a mosaic factory, one tourist shop, and... it's done. But if you're passing near the town, you should make the detour.

I saw in TV that Madaba mosaic tradition is larger than I was told, and that there are more interesting examples to see. If you're in a package you may be forced to my situation, but, being in your own reserve some more time.

Website: http://www.christusrex.org/www1/ofm/mad/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Oct 22, 2014
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  • davidjo's Profile Photo
    Oct 22, 2014 at 7:36 PM

    I believe that since i lived there in the 70's they have unearthed more mosaics

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