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Snow closes some tourist and archaeological sites on Friday

Amman Today

publish date 2022-01-28 00:04:22

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The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities decided to close some archaeological and tourist sites where snow accumulated, for tomorrow, Friday, due to the prevailing weather conditions in the Kingdom, and the inability of workers in the governorates to reach their workplaces due to the closures on some main and secondary roads leading to these sites, and in the interest of safety visitors and employees.

And the ministry indicated in a press statement today, Thursday, issued by the Media and Public Relations Unit, that the closed sites for Friday are: the site of Jabal al-Qalaa and the Roman amphitheater in the capital governorate, Ajloun Castle and Mar Elias site in Ajloun governorate, Tafila Castle, and Shoubak Castle.

She explained that the rest of the sites in the governorates will be open for tomorrow, Friday, as follows: the ancient city of Jerash in the governorate of Jerash, the governorate of Aqaba, Zarqa and Madaba, and the site of Umm al-Jamal and Rehab in the governorate of Mafraq. Irbid will be from ten to three.

She indicated that the working hours in the Karak Castle and the Museum will start from ten to three, and in the Feynan Museum and the Museum of the lowest place in Karak Governorate, the working hours will be as usual, while the working hours of the museum in Al-Balqa governorate will be from nine to four.

The Ministry expressed its appreciation for the national efforts made by the competent authorities while dealing with weather conditions, noting that the entire cadres of the Ministry and the Department of Antiquities in the center and the field were placed in a state of full readiness to serve tourists and visitors and provide 24/7 communication to inquire about everything related to the precautionary measures taken. .

And it confirmed that it is following up with the official concerned authorities, developments in the weather, bulletins and circulars issued by the competent authorities in this regard, and accordingly issues the necessary instructions to ensure the safety of visitors and tourists, whether in moving to and from the tourist and archaeological sites and visitor centers or within these sites.

The Ministry called for contacting the Operations Room of the Royal Administration for Environmental Protection and Tourism, to inquire about the roads and the prevailing weather conditions in the tourist sites, on the number 117777.

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