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Address: Jebel al-Ashrafiyeh, Amman, Jordan
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Unique mosque in Amman

I didn't get to see the inside but the outside pictures make up for it. It is a bit more worn out than how it is seen on google images but it is still very beautiful on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
DaniS088
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Denver, Colorado

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Abu Darwish is a nice mosque but does not have a tourist type attraction. The mosque has a standard structure.

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Thank Arvind S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Really beautiful building off the beaten track, near the Armenian quarter. We didn't go inside (don't think non Muslims are allowed) but sat in the courtyard outside watching the world go by. Worth seeking out

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Thank Alex H
Ripon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Very nice mosque, but a bit difficult to get in and have a look. Building work was going on when we visited but will definitely be back to have a proper look inside.

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Thank LilyDavid
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I didn't get to see the inside but the outside pictures make up for it. It is a bit more worn out than how it is seen on google images but it is still very beautiful on the outside. It is a bit of a hike to get to the mosque but you can always take a cab as well.

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Thank DaniS088
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A very unusual and beautiful Mosque set literally in the heart of Amman with the bustling markets and busy roads around it, it can be daunting to go to the Mosque due to the wreck less drivers but once at the Mosque it is very safe and the inside and feel of the Mosque is like any other Mosque in... More 

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Thank Atif M
Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

It looks outstanding from all other mosques in Amman.It is build from white stones with line of black volcanic stones brought in from Horan .Horan is the fertile border area between/ Jordan and Syria southern borders.that area is know to have solid basalt volcanic black stones .In fact nearly the whole city of Bosra Cham a great Roman old city... More 

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Thank AmmanPashaHotel0
Copenhagen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The mosque is simply beatiful! And the location and view is quite amazing! After a visit to the mosque you can enjoy lovely icecream outside and enjoy the view!

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Thank Khaaahm
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It may not be easy to get to but it is well worth the trip. Take a taxi. It is a delightful example of Muslim architecture and stands out in this monochromatic city. After taking many photos walk to the sweet shop on the corner and gorge on delicious local treats. Bring home a tin of them for your friends.

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Thank Louis M
Redlands, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Our guide arranged for us to visit inside the mosque and we had an opportunity to talk to the sheikh with our guide acting as an interpreter. I believe they are more willing to do so to allay fears and misunderstanding as a result of ISIS which has created tourist scares throughout the Middle East. The sheikh was very gracious... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Abo darwish mosque is eye catching even from the citadel and up close, it is stunning. It is difficult to get up there and you risk being caught in traffic for which there is no way out but waiting for it to move. Therefore taxis will be reluctant to go up there but it is worth the trip.

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