Amman is the modern capital of Jordan with an estimated population of 4 million inhabitants. It is located in north-central Jordan that offers plenty of options for travellers to explore traditional and moderate pulse of the cultural city. With its countless tourist attractions, ancient structures, and historical museums, Amman welcomes several million travellers from all across the world.
Must visit sites in Amman are:
King Abdullah I Mosque:
It is the most prominent ancient structure built between 1982 and 1989. Featuring the blue-domed landmark, King Abdullah I Mosque can hosts up to 7000 worshippers at a time, with a further 3000 in the courtyard. The historical Islamic Museum offers a wide collection of photographs of King Abdullah I. including antique coins and stone engravings.
Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts:
The small impressive gallery attracts everyone with its Jordanian painting, pottery, sculpture, photographs and weaving. It is considered as one of the major art museums in the Middle East with a unique selection of contemporary and modern artworks. It will be a unique experience for everyone to visit once in a lifetime.
Al Hussein National Park:
It is well equipped with water conservation with children’s playground, beautiful Japanese garden, sports fields, Andalusian fountain, an open-air stage, an art lounge and restaurant. The decorated garden consists of 70 acres (280,000 m2) of a hillside that includes wide collection of water elements, trees, and plants. It also includes different types of arbors, heights, sand hills, gardens and sites that overlook historical periods. The national park also offers some of excellent facilities for sports lovers such as basketball, volleyball, and tennis regions.
Jordan Archaeological Museum:
Located in the Amman Citadel of Amman, Jordan Archaeological Museum was built in 1951 on the Citadel Hill in Amman. The ancient museum home for an extensive choice of ancient items such as pottery, glass, flint and metal tools, as well as various jewellery inscriptions statuary and coin collections. Jordan Archaeological Museum is home for artifacts from archaeological sites, dating back from prehistoric times to the 15th century.
Jordan’s historical Roman Theater was built in the 2nd century AD during the reign of Antonius Pius (AD 138–61). The historical theatre cut into the northern side of a hill, which features a seating capacity of more than 6000. Roman theatre attracts several thousand travellers to capture its ancient beauty.
Amman’s City Mall:
City Mall is a major hub for shopping lovers that offers a great collection of international and local brands, plenty of coffee shops, 10 screens Cineplex, classy restaurants and excellent family entertainment zone. It is located on King Abdullah II Street that covered an area of 160,000 sq.
Amman is the capital and largest city of Jordan and relatively the youngest Middle East city. With its interesting blend of modern and ancient aspects, Amman has everything that surprise travellers commencing from cities sightseeing bus tours to adventurous tours.
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Get a slice of Jordanian life in the heart of Jordan at Amman.