The places to visit and things to do in Amman

There are many intriguing activities to do in Amman. The capital of Jordan is a place filled with fun and the best to explore. However, the vast majority who visit spend 48 hours in Amman; you might need to remain a piece longer to see the city entirely. This is a city loaded with archaeological destinations, markets that are enjoyable to explore, a flourishing food scene and a significantly flourishing art scene. Add to this the nice air and the cordial local people, and you will desire to stay!

Reputed tour operators include these places in their Amman holiday packages.

Be at the Roman theatre

The construction of the Roman theatre happened in the second century AD; it looks like numerous other Roman theatres: it is on the side of a hill, once a necropolis. The theatre used to have a seating capacity of 6000 individuals. You can have the best perspectives on the Roman Theatre from the Citadel. Try to go at sunset for the most outstanding experience.

Visit the Jordan Museum

This museum is close to the City Hall and utterly committed to Jordanian culture and history. There are three permanent displays – specifically the Traditional Life Gallery, devoted to the numerous approaches to living in the country. The Modern Jordan Wing focuses on the historical backdrop of Jordan from the Great Arab Renaissance to contemporary times. Finally, the Archeological and Historical Gallery is where you will find archaeological exhibits. It also has the Copper Scroll from the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Visit Amman Citadel

Situated on the highest hill in Amman, Jebel al-Qala’a, at around 850 meters above ocean level, this unbelievable archaeological site counts numerous impressive structures, for example, Umayyad Palace, worked around AD 720 by the Umayyad Arabs and hence obliterated by a tremor in AD 749.

Be at the Roman Temple of Hercules

Situated inside the Citadel, we are sure you will greatly appreciate admiring it from a distance. However, not a long way from the sanctuary, there is an excellent post from which you can instead get perspectives on the modern city.

Visit King Abdullah Mosque

Otherwise called the Blue Mosque, the construction of King Abdullah Mosque ended in 1989 and can house up to 10000 admirers – 7000 inside and 3000 on the patio. In addition, a little segment can likewise accommodate up to 500 ladies.

Appreciate the Amman art scene

The Jordanian capital has an artsy heart, so make a point to appreciate the street arts. Paintings are everywhere in the town. The best spot for art is Darat al-Funun, on the hillside toward the north of downtown Amman. This complex incorporates an art display with shows of the most unmistakable contemporary Jordanian artists. To finish this off, the perspectives from that point are excellent.

Explore Jabal Amman

Near the town centre, this region takes its name from the hill it is found and is the capital’s primary centre of social life and craftsmanship, with many artistry exhibitions, book shops and a pleasant bohemian feel. It is where you will track down Rainbow Street.

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Go Jordan Travel and Tourism is the ideal tour operator to design Amman holiday packages. Call them at +962 795 582783 to discuss your travel plan.

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