Amman is the capital and the largest city of Jordan. Considered to be one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, the Iconic Amman boasts historical and cultural sites. Book your hotel now with ebooking and discover one of the safest cities in the Middle East.
Although Amman retains part of its ancient charm, the old mixes with the new luxurious hotels and high buildings, which explain the rapid economic growth of the region. In addition, Amman is said to be the economic, cultural and shopping centre of the region so it is one of the best destinations in Jordan for booking your hotel.
There are many things to do in Amman. The Citadel is the old part of the city. Famous for containing the remains of the Temple of Hercules and for being the home of the Jordan Archaeological Museum, this magnificent wall was built around the year 166 BC. Downhill from the Citadel, you will find the Roman Philadelphia. The old market place and the old Roman theatre are to be found within the surroundings of the Roman Philadelphia. There are also several museums in the surroundings which are worth visiting. The Jordanian Folklore Museum or the Museum of Popular tradition are some of the most popular ones. Once there, visitors will be presented with a wide exhibition of items and displays about the traditional Jordanian way of life.
The Byzantine Church, famous for its magnificent architecture, or the Ummayad Palace, which is located in the northern part of the Citadel are also mandatory stops if you are thinking of visiting Amman. The Darat al Funun, also known as the house of arts, is a very popular place among tourists too. Finally, you must not miss one of the city’s traditional old souks, where you will find anything you can think of.