Um Quais - Gadara

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Site of the famous miracle of the Gadarene swine, Gadara was renowned in its time as a cultural centre. It was the home of several classical poets and philosophers, including Theodorus, founder of a rhetorical school in Rome and was once called “a new Athens” by a poet.

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 Perched on a splendid hilltop overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Sea of Galilee, Gadara is known today as Umm Qays,

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Um Quais boasts an impressive colonnaded street, a vaulted terrace, and the ruins of two theatres.

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You can take in the sights and then dine on the terrace of a fine restaurant with a breathtaking view

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