story about 6 man and their dog sleeping in a cave and waking up in the future. Applicable for 3 religions. cave is well preserved and is situated next to a mosque.
This place is really amazing, especially if you are familiar with the story of the seven sleepers. There are some ruins on top of the cave which used to be a place of worship. Inside the cave, there are the graves of the seven people. There are even some inscriptions on stone. The guide gave a wonderful explanation in Arabic.... More
This site is mentioned in the holy Quran and was one of my definites that i wanted to see. it didnt fail to amaze me. There was a tour guide who explained about the cave in English too. The cave opens at 10am (not sure of closing times) and next to it is a mosque for those who visit the... More
Don't take to much time in this site. One hour is enough. In this site you will get history of seven sleepers. For muslim, you can find it in quran (Al-Khaf). There are bones in the cave, you need flash light to see it. outside the cave, there is well. i don't know the history of the well.
I read the story associated with this site while I was visiting the King Hussein mosque in Amman and took a taxi out to see it. The taxi ride out to the cave showed me a different side of Amman than I'd seen in the downtown, so that was worthwhile in its own right. The site itself is very simple... More
History comes alive here. Just wished they had explanations in English. Be sure to download some background before you visit. Also ask the guy at the site to explain the background to you. Be sure to leave him a small tip.
Driving from Amman to this site can prove to be quite a challenging task as it is located quite far from the city centre amidst the industrial area where the roads are rugged with loads of trucks and lorries. The signage can also be quite confusing but do not fret as the locals there are always willing and more than... More
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