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Kahf ar-Raqim

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Kahf ar-Raqim

Kahf ar-Raqim (ar-Raqim Cave) is a historical cave located in the village of Al-Rajib, east of the Jordanian capital, Amman. The history of the cave dates back to the Roman and Byzantine periods, and it is one of the places that some believe was the cave of the seven sleepers. The site includes some tombs and finds from the Byzantine and Islamic periods, and today it is a shrine visited by people.

Site Information

Country: Jordan

District: Amman Governorate

Category: Ancient Rock Workes

Site History: 3rd Century AD

Oldest Culture: Byzantine

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Byzantine & Islamic Monuments

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