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Vertical mine shaft

The Roman mines consisted of horizontal or gently sloping adits and galleries, connected by vertical shafts. This one goes about 12 meters deep, used for letting in oxigen and light.

© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Faynan Archaeological Sites

Informative photo tour: Ancient mines, Nabataean reservoir, Roman mill, Christian cemetery, Byzantine churches, and more.

Recommendations for cultural travellers: Contemporary art, art history, architecture, design, cultural heritage

Web guide, including informative photo tours with interactive maps and special presentations of venues, sites, events

Jordan Tourism BoardIn cooperation with the
Jordan Tourism Board

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