Date: 11 months ago   Category: Religion

Jordan has told about development of religious tourism - RIA Novosti, 8/13/2018

MOSCOW, 13 Aug – RIA Novosti. Jordan stakes on religious tourism and intends to become one of the world centers of a pilgrimage including for the Russian Christians, the CEO of management on tourism of Jordan Abdul Razak Arabiyat.© RIA Novosti / Anton Skripunov has told RIA Novosti "Moisey left us a big riddle". Archeologists rediscover Bibliyupo to his words, the place of a baptism of Christ last year four thousand Russians, for the first half of 2018 – already have visited 11 thousand. "We have all elements to develop the Christian direction that believers could come here to a pilgrimage and enjoy the atmosphere of spirituality" — I have told Arabiyat. "Many Christians come to Jordan within the pilgrimage across the Holy Land. It is very important, we have many places for a pilgrimage. Besides, the Christianity has arisen here, on the place of a baptism of Christ. In 2016 UNESCO I recognized this place as an object of the world heritage" — he has added. © RIA Novosti / Dmitry Vinogradov to Pass into an image bank Syria wants to develop religious tourism for a rossiyannemaly role in this question play archaeological opening. According to him, all Jordan is "the museum under the open sky", in the country 21 thousand archaeological sights. As one of examples of Arabiyat I have given Christian church of the 3rd century in Aqaba which is considered the most ancient in the world. Speaking about security measures for pilgrims, he has emphasized that Jordanians consider the country as "the quiet house among noisy neighbors". "In the last two years the number of tourists has grown up, especially there is a lot from Europe and Russia. By itself, the safety issue – in the same Petra whose attendance has grown twice is important for them. And all because we position ourselves as exporters of the world" — I have assured Arabiyat.



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