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St. George’s Church, Al-Salt

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St. George’s Church, Al-Salt

St. George’s Church (Al-Khader Church) is a historical Orthodox church located on Al-Khader Street in Al-Salt, Balqa Governorate, Jordan. The church was built during the Ottoman era in 1682 AD and was restored during the first decade of the 21st century. St. George Church was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2021 as part of As-Salt - The Place of Tolerance and Urban Hospitality.

Site Information

Country: Jordan

District: Balqa Governorate

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 17th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: As-Salt - The Place of Tolerance and Urban Hospitality

Date of Inscription: 2021

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