Photogallery of Amman, Jordan

The citadel and the umayyed palace Amman
The citadel and the umayyed palace Amman by Verity Cridland @flickr
Amman by Josholalia @flickr
Roman Remains at Amman
Roman Remains at Amman by Effervescing Elephant @flickr
The Citadel Amman Jordan
The Citadel Amman Jordan by Mr. Littlehand @flickr
Roman amphitheater Amman Jordan
Roman amphitheater Amman Jordan by Mr. Littlehand @flickr
Amman by Effervescing Elephant @flickr
Azure & Cobalt
Azure & Cobalt by Gabriele Asnaghi @flickr
Amman by Dan Lundberg @flickr
Amman by Carl Ottersen @flickr
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More to see in Amman
Amman never ceases to attract fans of outdoor rest. The Jordan Valley remains the best destination for eco-tourists. Here vacationers can walk through picturesque landscapes, get acquainted with the local flora and fauna, join a riding school or have some rest on one of numerous playgrounds. In addition to picturesque suburban areas the city itself has many interesting places to stay. Amman is home to a water park, wonderful modern movie theaters, bowling centers, as well as special children's clubs. Health clubs have become very popular in the city. Their visitors are welcome to attend fitness trainings, undergo massage treatments and other health strengthening procedures. There are also large equestrian centers in Amman, and they are getting increasingly popular. You will find a beautiful Hussein National Park not far away from the city. The park is the location of several sports complexes, playgrounds and restaurants. Fans of water activities will simply fall in love with Amman Water Park. At the first level of the park you will find numerous swimming pools, water slides, rides and terraces for relaxation, as well as several cafes. The second level is the location of numerous restaurants and a huge swimming pool. Golfers never stop praising the local club that is famous for its professional trainers who teach beginners the basics of the game within the shortest time. There is also a restaurant serving the national cuisine in the territory of the club, as well as several … Read further

Chapters of the guide to Amman

Cultural excursion through Amman - things to see

If the abovementioned Roman amphitheater can accommodate up to six thousand visitors, the Odeon is designed for 600 visitors only. This amphitheater is in perfect condition and remains a constant venue for music concerts. Art lovers will be interested in visiting Gallery of Fine Arts. In numerous halls of the gallery you will find rich collections of ceramics, paintings and sculptures. The majority of the exhibits … Open

Attractions and active leisure

The travellers, who plan to devote much time to shopping, should definitely move their feet to Amman Suk. You will simply not find such a great variety of goods anywhere else in the city. Jewelry remains the most popular souvenir among tourists. We also recommend paying attention to unusual souvenirs and goods offered by the local craftsmen. You can always buy spices as a souvenir. It should be noted that there is a … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

The restaurants of the local cuisine will surely offer their guests to try the dish named maklube. This is a hearty casserole with lamb (or chicken), potatoes, rice and eggplants. The meat is fried with eggplants and potatoes in a large frying pan, then rice is poured on top and the casserole is stewed on small heat. When the dish is ready, it is carefully flipped onto a large platter, so the rice becomes the bottom … Open

Traditions and mentality of Amman

The only taboo subject for the local men are their wives. In no way they can be discussed in a large company. Any significant events in their lives should also not be disclosed. Local men protect their wives not only from prying eyes, but also from the unnecessary talks - this is the local custom. However, the children of the local people are a popular theme – the locals are ready to talk endlessly about them, … Open

Travel guide to Amman

For those fond of unusual attractions, it is certainly worth visiting the Royal Automobile Museum. King Huseyn loved beautiful cars, and he managed to collect an impressive amount of them, which today can be seen by everyone. The museum features more than 70 models of cars and motorcycles, and among the exhibits presented here there are quite a few older rare models. Visitors to the museum will be happy to learn … Open

Review of luxury hotels

Those who want to spend a few days in atmosphere of luxury would be fond of Four Seasons Hotel Amman. The latter resembles a luxurious oriental palace, as interior of the hotel is based on precious marble and wood. Accommodation in a standard room will cost not less 300 USD per night. Luxury premier suites can be booked for 700 - 800 USD per night; exclusive rooms on the upper floors of the hotel are decorated in … Open

Top sigths of Jordan

This part of the Jordan capital is a true paradise for scientists and historians as simply every centimetre of the holy land has great historic value. Artefacts found in the downtown are exhibited in the Archaeological Museum. Opened more than 60 years ago, the museum constantly gets new items that were found during excavations. The most famous cultural museums of the city are the Folklore Museum, the Museum of Coins, Jordan Museum of National Traditions and the Museum of Royal Cars. King Abdullah Mosque is an important religious sight. Even though this is a relatively young building, it is named in the list of most important shrines. … Open

Photogalleries of neighbours of Amman

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