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Where to go Amman
 
Where to go in Amman, Jordan and visit the best places in Amman.
 

Where to go in Amman, Jordan and visit the best places in Amman. Get inspired by attractive ideas and find tips here.

 
As an user of Event1001 you are looking for best ideas and city tips for your daytrip, convention, special events or a business trip in Amman. Just have a look on this Where to go in Amman page of Event1001. Amman: Jordan’s capital city as a destination offers visitors incentive options reflecting a combination of ancient and contemporary life. Amman is also a business and commercial district with large world-class conference and business venues. At the end of the business day delegates can relax and unwind at one of the many spa facilities. View all kind of meeting and incentive destinations in Jordan as well. The world largest natural Spa, The Dead Sea in Jordan is an experience like no other. Amman has shopping facilities ranging from bustling bazaars to modern malls. You can find haute couture from Paris, leather goods from Turkey, casual clothes from Italy and traditional dress from the local Bedouin tribes. Amman is also famous for its downtown gold souk, a market in the center of the city bordering on King Faisal Street. It has long and hot summers and wet and cool winters. It has a large airport and good transportation facilities. Amman is considered one of the most westernized and cosmopolitan cities in the Arab world. You will find new tips when you visit Amman, Jordan.
 
Tip 1: The Umayyad Palace: the most impressive building in the Citadel, built during the Islamic Umayyad period around 720 AD. Built on pre-existing Roman structures. With an monumental gateway, central hall and four vaulted chambers. A colonnaded street runs through the complex.
 
Tip 2: The Jordan Archaeological Museum: built in 1951 on the Citadel Hill in Amman. It houses artifacts from all the archaeological sites in the county. The collection is arranged in chronological order and represents ancient times of daily life such as pottery, glass, flint and metal tools, as well as monumental materials such as inscriptions and statues. An important exhibit is the plaster statues from Ain Ghazal, dating back to around 6000 BC and the Dead Sea bronze scroll written in Aramaic characters.
 
Tip 3: The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts: boasts almost 2000 works of art, showcasing 520 artists from Arab and Islamic countries, ranging from Brunei in the Pacific to Morocco on the Atlantic and from Turkey and Iran on the Caspian Sea to Pakistan on the Indian Ocean.
 
Tip 4: King Hussein Mosque: Amman’s largest place of worship, capable of accommodating up to 5000 worshippers. The four-minaret mosque, built in the Islamic architectural style has a primary praying area characterized by vaulted ceilings and Umayyad-style ornamentation carved in Jordanian stone. with a covered 2000 square meter outdoor praying area with a 10 meter high vaulted ceiling can accommodate 2500 worshippers. it also hosts the Hashemite History Museum which displays a letter send by the Prophet to Hercules.
 
Tip 5: Royal Automobile Museum: the museum affords you an insight into the history of the Kingdom through the exhibited cars from the era King Abdullah I, to the era of His Majesty King Abdullah II. A 1952 Lincoln Capri that his Majesty the late King Hussein used during his studies in England and his coronation in May 1953. An exceptional collector’s item is a sport 1955 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Gullwing that the late King used to race at Jordan's Rumman Hill Climb.
 
Tip 6: Dar Al-Anda: an art gallery of fine arts and much more, founded in 1998, which overlooks the Citadel and Jebel Amman. Built in 1939 the house has been subject to a number of maintenance and restoration attempts, the latest under the guidance of the House of Architectural Studies. It holds many cultural activities, has a children’s library, studio a store for art works and art materials and quest quarters for resident artists. It is also for rent for private parties and with its large terraces offering panoramic views of Amman.
 
Tip 7: The Jordan Folklore Museum: located within the western section of the Roman theatre in Amman. It houses items representing the Jordanian cultures of the desert, villages, towns and cities. The museum was founded by the Department of Antiquates in 1975.
 
Tip 8: Byzantine church: the remains of the small Byzantine Basilica complete with Corinthian columns date from the 6th or 7th century. It is flanked by two rows of columns. There is also a peaceful cafe and gardens with beautiful views over Amman.
 
Tip 9: The Temple of Hercules: built in the reign of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius is also known as the Great Temple of Amman. The only remains are parts of the podium and columns which you can see from around town. It have been larger than any temple in the Roman Empire's capital.
 
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