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Jordanian Pottery Making Experience in Jerash

Jordanian Pottery Making Experience

Pottery making is a very ancient profession of farmers who waited for the leftovers of straw collected after harvesting wheat and barley. The straw collected is mixed with water and the local lime soil present in the villages and left to soften overnight. The next day, this dough of straw and mud is used to shape their pots, dishes, oil lamps…etc. then get burnt in an earth oven for 24 hours before being ready to use. The same dough was also used to attach the natural stones of their houses together instead of cement. You will get to shape your own masterpiece under the guidance of Bookagri woman farmer at her outdoor open terrace that overlooks the agricultural valley of Jerash and enjoy a fabulous traditional meal with the zalabia as traditional dessert with tea and Arabic coffee.

Duration: 1h:30m


JOD40 /person in a group of 1-2

JOD35 /person in a group of 3-5

JOD30 /person in a group of 6-10

JOD25 /person in a group of 11+

Price does not include transportation (transportation upon request).


-Price includes the experience, tea, Arabic coffee, water, use of tools, traditional lunch and zalabia dessert.

-Location: kindly, send us a message on WhatsApp +962 772236393.

-A guide is needed for non-Arabic speakers. 

-Guides charge 50 JOD including tip. (Kindly, send us a message on WhatsApp +962 772236393 if you need one)

-Please declare if you have any food allergies and bring your personal/allergy medication with you in case.

-Put on comfortable clothes and enjoy the experience.

-Suitable for ages 3+