We chose Jordan as one of the top destinations to visit in 2016, and after looking at these stunning photographs from Picfair‘s best photographers, you’ll understand why. From the wonders of the ancient city of Petra to the barren desert and vast Dead Sea, it’s a beautiful country to explore. Here are 17 stunning pictures to inspire your trip.

Jabal Al Qal’a, Amman

Urf / Picfair

A Bedouin man playing a traditional musical instrument

Alan Laughlin / Picfair

Looking towards Israel over the Dead Sea

Piccia Neri / Picfair

The Amman cityscape

Alan Laughlin / Picfair

People swimming in the Dead Sea

Zoe / Picfair

The King Hussein Mosque, Amman

Urf / Picfair

A Bedouin waits for tired tourists on his donkey in Petra

Piccia Neri / Picfair

A bus on the King’s Highway towards Mount Nebo

FreeProd / Picfair

The railway Lawrence of Arabia fought over in Wadi Rum

Alan Laughlin / Picfair

The Roman theatre in Amman

Alan Laughlin / Picfair

The Pillars of Wisdom, Wadi Rum

Alan Laughlin / Picfair

Bedouins having tea in the shade of a natural stone bridge, Wadi Rum

Alan Laughlin / Picfair

A camel beneath the Treasury, Petra

Jeni Stembridge / Picfair

Sunset over the Dead Sea

David Elwell / Picfair

Horses exploring the stone alleyways of Petra

James Bridle / Picfair

A grinning Bedouin guide

Jo Brown / Picfair

A camel close-up at Petra

Jeni Stembridge / Picfair

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