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Address: Old Town, Amman, Jordan
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Description: Step back 2,000 years in time with a visit to the ruins of this imposing...
Step back 2,000 years in time with a visit to the ruins of this imposing amphitheater, which once held 5,000 spectators, and is still used today for theater and entertainment.
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Feels big, not just looks it.

Stunning - still in great condition. Unlike many other existing roman amphitheatres, the one in Amman gives a better sense of the scale.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Stunning - still in great condition. Unlike many other existing roman amphitheatres, the one in Amman gives a better sense of the scale.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A great example of Greek architecture in the Middle East. Museum was ok but over rated. Amazingly well maintained in the middle of the city,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Wonder how they built such a huge theaters those days when no machine or equipment available. This theater smaller compared to it's height. It is in downtown Amman and has small entrance fees. There is also a small museum inside. Pay a visit to appreciate the efforts put in 2000 years ago to build such structures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This site should be on your to see list while in Jordan. While not as big as the ampitheatre in Jerash it is still very impressive . The museum in site has many artefacts as well as beautiful mosaics.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

You can walk around outside and feel like you are part of history. This is the Eiffel Tower or Opera House to Amman.

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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

if you will visit amman you must go to visit roman amphitheater ..is very old place in down town ..and very cheap ticket to go inside ..you can take very perfect photos and you can visit the Archaeological museum in the same place...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

If you approach the Roman Amphitheater from the small twisted road that leads down from The Citadel it is easy to see the immediate magnitude of the amphitheater! As you approach the amphitheater you might want to change ur camera mode into 'Panorama' ! I would definitely recommend walking up the steps.....but it really isn't for the faint of hearts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

An ancient Roman amphitheater. It was restored a lot, to the point where too much restoration prevented it from being a UNESCO site. Despite that, this was still really cool and a must-see in Amman.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great place to visit in Amman and not to from the old town market place, one of the oldest in the world. Easy walking distance to other Roman ruins in the enter of the city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I paid a visit to Amphitheatre in Amman. It is huge. I am sure concerts take the advantage of the amphitheatre. But there is nothing extraordinary there.

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