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"Private Amman Sightseeing Tour with Lunch: Jordan Museum
Citadel Rainbow Street Royal Automobile Museum"PRIVATE AMMAN SEVEN AND HALF HOURS TOUR WITH THE JORDAN MUSEUM KING ABDULLAH MOSQUE THE ROMAN THEATER CITADEL RAINBOW STREET ROYAL AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM WITH LUNCH"Amman is a city enriched with glamour of the past and the present. The tour will include visiting the ancient and modern Amman by driving in a private vehicle through its streets. Start the tour by visiting the Jordan Museum located in the dynamic new do souvenirs
From $163.00
 
Private 6 Hours Tour With Jordan Museum King Abdullah Mosque the Roman Theater Citadel Rainbow Street Royal Automobile Museum
"Amman is a city enriched with glamour of the past and the present. The tour will include visiting the ancient and modern Amman by driving in a private vehicle through its streets. Start the tour by visiting the Jordan Museum located in the dynamic new do souvenirs and traditional dresses. Proceed to visit the Citadel with its Archeological Museum with local guide and for a breathtaking view of old Amman. Visit King Abdullah Blue Mosque and the Coptic Church in front of it. Pass by the historical area of Jabal Al – and the Royal Automobile Museum dated back to the history of Jordan and late King Hussein the founder of Jordan. Amman also has new malls like Mecca Mall and City Mall; (Drop off only to one of these malls instead of hotel by clients’ request) or leave the clients at the new Abdali area for free time to walk and eat at “The Boulevard” known as the new modern down town of the capital Amman. Estimated Taxi ""
From $119.00
 
Private Amman 4 Hours Tour With King Abdullah Mosque- Roman Theater - Citadel from Dead Sea
"You will be picked up from your Dead Sea hotel for a panoramic visit of the city of Amman during the day. Amman is a city enriched with glamour of the past and the present. Visit Amman's downtown market and city center: its traditional souk coffee shops and restaurants selling local food and sweets. We will drive through its mosques churches; amongst other popular places. Amman is also the ancient city of Philadelphia; we will visit King Abdullah Mosque and the Coptic Church in front of it the Roman Theater with its Popular Traditional Museum and the Citadel with its Archeological Museum with local guide. You will proceed to Rainbow Street filled with its original shops and coffee shops in the old district of Amman at the first circle. Then drive to the other side of the modern city: Swef and Galleria Mall.Upgrade to include an authentic Mezza lunch where clients can enjoy lunching in one of Amman local restaurants (Arabic Meza Meal without water and drinks)."
From $113.00

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High on the hill.......

The Roman Temple of Hercules is likely to be you see as you enter Amman's 'Citadel': you'll see its columns in the distance..Set high atop Jabla al Qal'a hill, it is certain that this temple must once...
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Feb 01, 2015

The main attraction inside the citadel

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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xaver
Jan 07, 2014

Temple of Hercules

Towering above downtown Amman, the Temple of Hercules is said to have been larger than any temple in the Roman Empire's capital, Rome, measuring 43 by 27 metres. It was completed in 166 AD within the...
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MM212
Aug 22, 2012

Temple of Hercules

About 100 meters south of the church is what is thought to have been the Temple of Hercules, today also known as the Great Temple of Amman. The temple was built in the reign of the Emperor Marcus...
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Cristian_Uluru
May 29, 2005

Hercules Temple

At Amman's Citadel, one of the most important monuments of the city is Hercules Temple. It was built to honour the emperor Marco Aurelius, between the years 161 and 180. We can still see two of the...
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MiguelMV
Jan 09, 2006

Colossal Statue (of Hercules?)

Next to the Temple of Hercules once stood a colossal statue of a god. Although the specific deity is now unknown, it might well have been Hercules, given that the neighbouring Temple was dedicated to...
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MM212
Aug 22, 2012

Main Draw of the Amman Citadel

The Main Draw of the Amman Citadel is the temple of Hercules, other areas of the citadel that are also popular are the Archeological museum and the Umayyad Palace and the Roman Theater. The Temple...
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machomikemd
Aug 31, 2013

Ancient Ruins

Everyone visiting Amman must visit the ruins of the Temple of Hercules. There is an ancient Byzantine Church in the same spot also. And the Roman Amphlitheater ruins. I LOVE history so it was like a...
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tashakeiko
Oct 24, 2006

Temple of Hercules

Not much left of this temple erected in the 2nd centry under the roman emperor Marc-Aurele. However these 3 columns give a good idea of the temple splendor. At this time a huge marble statue of...
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Djinn76
Dec 27, 2004
 
 
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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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Citadel

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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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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