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Aqaba is considered as the most happening place in Jordan. All good things that the country has to offer can be found in this fun-filled town of Aqaba. Fascinating historical sites, several exceptional hotels, superb shopping locations, plenty of exciting activities and last but not the least a warm and friendly welcome makes Aqaba a delightful place to spend a holiday with your loved ones.

Location of Aqaba
Aqaba is the only seaport in Jordan. It is located in far south of the country at the head of Gulf of Aqaba on the Red Sea. The town is bordered by Israel and Eilat.

History of Aqaba
The town had been inhabited since 4000 BC. It had been considered as a junction of trading routes connecting Jordan with Asia, Europe and Africa. Earlier Aqaba was known as Eilat.

Aqaba Tourism
Aqaba is famous for its unique diving and beach resorts. The Red Sea is perhaps the greatest asset of the town. Tourists can enjoy and experience some of the most exciting activities such as snorkeling and diving, sailing and surfing. Aqaba boast some of the fascinating historical sites. The ecologically-friendly traditional shopping items are available in various market places. Tourists can empty their pockets on these outstanding hand crafted items including traditional Bedouin jewelries, gold and silver jewelries. Aqaba offers a wide range of accommodation facilities including five to one star hotels, hotel apartments and motels.

Aqaba is a place where fun and adventure, history and culture, nature and modernization all exist side by side.

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