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City Tour of Amman
"The 4 to 5 hour Amman City tour is a check of your ‘to do list’ in Jordan's capital. Your friendly and professional driver will pick you at 10am from your hotel or agreed upon location in an air conditioned and modern full size vehicle and start your day walking shoes and a hat as Amman is often referred to as an open air museum. Your first stop will be the key site in Amman the Citadel or Rabbath-Ammon went through numerous excavations which revealed is revealed through a timeline of History. At the Citadel Visitors Center you will have the option of hiring a local guide at the site for a more in depth history lesson. The C Byzantine and early Islamic artifacts and antiquities all nestled on one ‘Jebal or hill"" . The Citadel allows for stunning views of downtown Amman the Jordan flag and the Roman Amphitheater which dates back to the 2nd century AD. Take your time and tour the Citadel and the many sites it has to offer. While at the Citadel
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Dead Sea Airport Arrival Transfer with Amman City Tour
"After pickup from Queen Alia International Airport relax in your private air-conditioned vehicle with your knowledgeable driver and set off on your tour.Head first to Amman Citadel a walled hilltop collection of antiquities above the city. Stroll around the timeworn Roman Byzantine early Islamic relics
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Private Airport transfer plus Amman city tour: Amman airport to Amman hotels
"After pickup from Queen Alia International Airport you can relax into your private air-conditioned vehicle with your knowledgeable driver and set off on your tour.You can first head to Amman Citadel a walled hilltop collection of antiquities above the city. Stroll around the timeworn Roman Byzantine and early Islamic relics and visit the Citadel's Amman Archaeological Museum to see its displays of dusty antiquities uncovered by archaeological digs across the country.Next
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Jabal Al Qal'a: Citadel Hill

Given that Amman spreads itself over so many hills (19 now, 7 for centuries before that) it's not really obvious why this particular one should have been chosen as the location for the city[s most...
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leics
Feb 01, 2015

A nice jump in the past

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 of...
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xaver
Jan 07, 2014

Main Archeological Site of Amman

The Amman Citadel is the main attraction of Amman City, the citadel is a fortress that sits atop the highest hill of amman, the Jebel al-Qala'a, rising aboutr 850 meters above sea level. . The complex...
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machomikemd
Aug 31, 2013

Ayyubid Watchtower

Built in 1220 AD during the Ayyubid era, this fortified watchtower was used to monitor the region for Crusader attacks. Although Amman was probably not populated then, or was at most a tiny village,...
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MM212
Aug 23, 2012

Colonnaded Street

This colonnaded street with original pavement lies within the Omayyad Palace complex in the Citadel. It connected the Entrance Hall with other parts of the complex. Only fragments of the columns have...
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MM212
Aug 22, 2012

The Citadel

Occupying Jebel al-Qala'a, the highest of the seven hills, the Citadel dominates downtown Amman. The hill had been inhabited for thousands of years and remained of importance until the destructive...
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MM212
Aug 22, 2012

The Citadel

We visited the Citadel in April 2009.It's certainly an interesting place ----especially with a knowledgable guide/good guidebook. There is evidence of many civilizations here and as you wander through...
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crazyman2
Oct 13, 2009

The Citadel

The Citadel is situated on Jebel al-Qal’a. Among the sights are the magnificent Umayyad palace complex and the Temple of Hercules.The most impressive of the Umayyad palace is the domed entrance hall....
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PierreZA
Jun 06, 2009

I thought there were more to see !!!!!

The Citadel sits on top of one of Ammans hills, unfortanely there isn't much to see up here, the views of Amman are worth the trip up here but not much else...3 JOD to enter, give your self about 30...
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jlanza29
Feb 26, 2009

Citadel and Archaeological Museum - Amman

Drive or take a cab to the upper part of the city to see the roman ruins at the Citadel and get a good view of the city. The small museum is worth a look too to see the roman artifacts on display....
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chizz
Apr 03, 2008

The Citadel

Here you'll find the Umayyad Palace, which dates back to about AD 720. The most intact building here is the domed audience hall, nearby is the small Byzantine Basilica & the National...
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tim07
Jan 22, 2008

The Citadel

The Citadel hill of Amman (Jabal el Qala) has been inhabited for centuries. It was occupied as early as the Neolithic period, and fortified during the Bronze Age (1800 BC). It was important as a...
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Aitana
Dec 31, 2007
 
 
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Things to Do Near Citadel

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Rainbow Street

Rainbow Street, so called after the Cinema situated on this Street, is pleasantly different from Downtown Amman. It seems that the Rainbow Cinema is not in use anymore. There are many Antique...
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Abu Darwish Mosque

One of the most distinctive mosques in Amman, the Mosque of Abu Darwish crowns one of Amman's seven hills, Jebel Ashrafiyeh. Although not terribly old, built only in 1961, its alternating black and...
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Al Pasha Turkish Bath

If you have never been in a hammam then this is the place to start. Situated in a beautiful building, this may be the best 15 JD that you will spend in the city. The full service includes a steam...
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Archaeological Park

Madaba's 'archaeological park' adjoins the Visitor Centre and is just a few minute's walk to the south-east of St George's Church. It is, imo, equally unmissable. The park was opened to the public in...
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Church of the Apostles

This church-like early 20th century structure was built to protect the mosaics discovered by chance at this site in 1902. They belonged to a Byzantine-period church built in 578 AD, which was named...
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St John the Baptist Cathedral

Visible from afar, this red tiled roof and spire belong to the largest church in Madaba, the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. It is a Latin church (i.e., Roman Catholic) built in the late 19th...
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