‘She’an Nights,’ Jordan

This item appears on page 104 of the November 2008 issue.

Beit She’an National Park, located in the Jordan Valley, has a multimedia “She’an Nights” tour. Visitors hear stories, song and music and see presentations projected onto dozens of screens as they stroll through the streets of the excavated Roman-Byzantine-era city of Scythopolis. They’ll meet “local characters” and “experience” the earthquake that destroyed the city in AD 749.

The show starts every 15 minutes and lasts an hour. Reserved tickets are required; call +1 972 4 6481122. Adult 40 shekels (near $13), child 30 shekels. Open September-June, Saturday-Thursday, 8:30 p.m.-10:45 p.m. (Saturday 9 p.m.-10:45 p.m.).