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Souk Jara

Rainbow Street, First Circle, Amman, Jordan
(+962) 6 46 11 014
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Ranked #4 of 14 Shopping in Amman
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
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Shanghai, Shanghai, China
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

It was a perfect afternoon walk, after a big, delicious lunch. Souk Jara is a casual, colorful flea market, with goods ranging from souvenirs to antiques (like old coins, cameras and daggers) to handmade crafts, including mosaics, jewelry, soaps and honey. We found haggling could result in 10-20% discounts. Most vendors took US dollars as well as dinars. One special... More

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New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A great activity for a Friday afternoon, Souk JARA has plentiful offerings for every visitor. Located on what is otherwise a small, empty street, this souk pops up for one afternoon a week and turns into a bustling scene for handicrafts, food, and more. Dozens of stalls line both sides of the narrow street, selling jewelry, fans, scarves, knives with... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Simply put Souk Jara is worth a visit on Friday, the only day of the week when the Souk operates. There is a great selection of handicrafts through to bibles, books and antiques. There are very few refreshments available however so either come with your own water or drinks, or walk back further up the main road and experience one... More

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Amman, Jordan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

As for visitors from outside Amman, you will find whatever kind of souvenir to get to your loved ones or to your family members. I always found Souk Jara since childhood as one of the special spots of Rainbow St. nothing is more beautiful than walking into a nice street full of handmade crafts and arts, you can wander around... More

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Bahrain
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108 reviews 108 reviews
39 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This Open-air Souk is so special with its diverse stalls selling various crafts, it's one of the biggest crafts market i have ever seen. You will find there anything crosses your mind, whether it's made of glass, textiles, colorful paints , gemstones, papers, and even antiquities representing Palestinian and Jordanian heritage. You can get lots of items as gifts or... More

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Toronto, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Although I'd just arrived in Amman and was suffering from jet lag, the view from my hotel room tempted me down to the street. I saw the Souk Jara, an enormous flea market, which sells bits & bobs of everything, but specializes in second hand clothing - like an open-air Goodwill, which on Fridays sprawls over the vast area of... More

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Jerusalem
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I didn't expect too much from visiting one more bazaar, but as much as I can say – Wow! What a beautiful surprise Soul Jara was. The atmosphere was very calm, peaceful and welcoming, secular. I bought there a professional Moroccan tea kettle, half price in comparison to other shops, so I was very satisfied with fair price. Also there... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We found organic herb teas and organic zataar which were made by the local organization for Women and Childrens. Also please try watermelon juice there. It is delicious !!!

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Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Good to viste if you are around it's open only on Friday nice people good stuff to buy mostley hand made fast food nice music as well I love it

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leesburg, fl
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178 reviews 178 reviews
67 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

It is a nice place to stroll and see some interesting things. Some booths are nicer than others. Some things seem very expensive.

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