Amman Things to Do

  • Performers in the theatre
    Performers in the theatre
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  • The lower entrance to the North Theatre
    The lower entrance to the North Theatre
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  • 1. Dead Sea

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Dead Sea is Divided into the Jordanian Side and the Israel (West Bank) Side. This Tip will be on The Dead Sea Part of Jordan is located at the eastern shore and the Northern Part of the Jordanian...

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  • 2. Roman Theatre

    The theater was built during Antonius Piu's reign betwen 138 and 161. The large structure could seat about 6000 people and so this is the bigger Roman theater in Jordan and still today it is used for...

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  • 3. Citadel

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Amman as Rome has been built on seven hills and the area known as Citadel is located on the highest hill. Artefacts from the bronze era show how long this hill has been a fortress and an Agorà, some...

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  • 4. The Souks

    Al-Balad, or the The Town, is the older part of Amman to makes up the core of the city. “Older part” should not be taken to mean mediaeval or Ottoman. This is a thoroughly modern section of the town,...

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  • 5. Mosques

    Most Middle Eastern countries have a law that requires the presence of a mosque every x number of meters, so it should not be a surprise that there are (1) lots of mosques in Muslim cities; and (2)...

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  • 6. Jerash

    Jordan has 8 of the decapolis cities (prosperous cities of the Roman Empire in the Middle East) of the middle east and Israel has one, (Syria has 2) located at Beit Shan, just across the Jordan River...

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  • 7. Churches

    Madaba is a small town outside of Amman (about 30km) along the same road that takes you to Mount Nebo. The initial site of it can be a bit disconcerting, as the small town is packed with shops and...

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  • 8. Umayyad Palace

    This series of historic buildings can be found behind the archeological museum. The palace, dating 720, was a big complex of royal and normal buildings. The palace was destroyed by an earth quake in...

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  • 9. Temple of Hercules

    This temple was built betwen 162 and 166 AD. It is larger than any temple in Rome itself and it can be seen from any point of the city. This is indeed the main attraction of the citadel, next to the...

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  • 10. Mount Nebo

    Mount Nebo is the main pilgrimage site for christians around the world in Jordan, this is the first stop of a Holy Land Pilgrimage that retraces the steps of Moses finding the promised land and ends...

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  • 11. Nymphaeum

    As a member of the Decapolis, or the ten Roman cities of the Middle East, Amman was an important site for the construction of Roman infrastructure. One such example is the Nymphaeum, a now largely...

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  • 12. Archeological Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    This is a small museum open untill 4 pm, one hour less than the citadel. This museum hosts a good collection of items dating from all era of Jordanian and regional history such as a 6000 years old...

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  • 13. Day Trips

    The King's Highway is an old trade route that criss crosses the middle east and one of it's major branches straddles Jordan of which AMMAN is one of the Major stops. Today the king's highway is now in...

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  • 14. Roman Forum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Much the same as the Roman Theatre (which is right next to it), the Roman Forum was constructed in the 2nd Century AD, when Amman was part of the Roman Empire and known as Philadelphia. Unfortunately,...

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  • 15. Museum of Popular Traditions

    The Jordanian Museum of Popular Traditions acts as a sort of National Ethnographical Museum for Jordan. It includes a number of different displays on the artisanship and traditional industries that...

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  • 16. Bethany

    At the end of your visit to Bethany you arrive to the Jordan River. It this place you are just 5 metres from the border with Israel. It is very nice to see the flags of Israel and Jordan near the...

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  • 17. Go To Jerusalem

    Jeruslam was formerly divided into east and western areas and east Jerusalem was formerly part of Jordan until the 1967 Six Day war, when Israel occupied and...

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  • 18. Raghadan Flagpole

    The Raghadan Palace Flagpole was formerly the tallest Flagpole in the world (it was surpassed in 2011 by the dushanbe flagpole in Tajikistan) and is located at...

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  • 19. Go To Pella

    Pella is one of the Seven Decapolis Cities in the Levant and although Jerash is more preserved among the Decapolis Cities and is the main attraction, if you are...

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  • 20. Jabal Amman District

    Although Amman has no central area of Downtown as this capital city is among 7 hills, the aknnowledged historical area and where wealthy and prominent...

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  • 21. Abdoun District

    Abdoun District is one of the many district of Amman and is among the wealthiest neighborhoods and is a favorite of western expatriates. In this area, you will...

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  • 22. White Architecture

    Amman is decribed by locals as the White City as all of the houses, commercial establishments, souks, residential houses of this capital city are colored white...

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  • 23. Madaba City

    Madaba City is the Capital of Madaba Governorate and is just 30 kilometers south of Amman along the King's Highway. The city host a number of attractions and is...

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  • 24. Abdoun Bridge

    The Abdoun Bridge is the most famous bridge in Jordan as it is the only cable stayed bridge in the country.The Bridge passes between Wadi Abdoun and Jabal...

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  • 25. Qoraysh Street

    Qoraysh Street is noisy, dirty and perpetually busy, and because of that it is an excellent place to get to know Jordan and the city of Amman. The central...

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