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Introducing Aqaba


This port city is famous for being the meeting point for pilgrims coming from Damascus and Egypt. Aqaba lost ground with the opening of the Suez Canal and the Hejaz Railway, but the city is still an important trade center today mainly thanks to the production of phosphate. When you visit Aqaba, you will not only be impressed by its commerce, but its historical beauty as well. Just when you think that you are lost in a maze of modern buildings, you might find yourself face to face with ancient ruins on calm streets. Hear the sounds of this beautiful city with a rich culture, tradition, history, and bustling commerce.

Aqaba is known for:


History and Art Swimming Diving Desert Seaside

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Petra (128 km)
Wadi Rum (68 km)
Ma’an (117km)
CURRENCY
Jordanian Dinar (JOD)

COUNTRY CODE
+962

ELECTRIC POWER
G, C, A

TIME ZONE
GMT +3

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€1.14

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL
€4.56

Average Temperature

Aqaba airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

Aqaba is 15 km from the airport and there is no public transport to the city center.

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TAXI:

The city center is very close to the airport and a taxi costs JOD 10 (Jordanian dinars).

Average taxi price: JOD 10

CAR RENTAL:

Miles & Smiles members earn 100 Miles per day, up to maximum 1000 Miles. What’s more, rentals made through the website for 1 or 2 days earn an extra 250 Miles, while rentals for 3 or more days earn an extra 500 Miles.

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