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Roman Amphitheater

Address: Old Town, Amman, Jordan
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Ranked #4 of 60 things to do in Amman
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Type: Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Step back 2,000 years in time with a visit to the ruins of this...
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Type: Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: 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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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

One of the historical sites well preserved by the authorities, You can combine your visit to amphitheater with Citadel as both are within touching distance. Researchers and students of history and archaeology can get more out of this place as is case with most historical ruins.

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We found the place very easily, as it is right down town; there is nothing to do, just take a few pictures and look up at the Citadel. The toilets were quite clean, which is not so easy to find in Jordan

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

I went to the Roman Amphitheater with my friend, as one of the sights in Amman. I was first in the Citadel of Amman, and then after we went to Amman Downtown. It was fun to go the Roman Amphiteater, and climb up the stairs and then see Amman from above. There are two Amphitheaters, a smaller one on the... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Was fortunate to be in Amman on business with a short spell of free time to sight see. If you've never been you must. Amman has some amazing historical sites. The people are welcoming and so friendly. Amman is a clean modern City with plenty of history.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I walked here from the Citadel. There are two theatres a little one and a more regular sized theatre. The little one is so sweet, I loved it. I climbed to the top of the larger theatre, I think you have to do it, then take some time sitting in the theatre, people watching really. There is a strange cultural... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Situated in the heart of Amman, the amphitheater is one of the largest in the world and certainly in the region. It is well preserved and the acoustics still work perfectly; concerts are held here in the summer. There are two museums adjacent showing history and beduin life. Definitely worth the visit but unfortunately like many sites in Jordan, it... More 

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Jerusalem Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I had a half-day layover in Amman and after getting my visa on arrival I got a taxi driver to agree to take me around the city for 6 hours. He pointed out some local sights and took me to the Roman amphitheater. I had actually been there several years ago but had not engaged a guide named Ahmad Melekh... More 

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Look I love anything to do with my past ,and I make a point when I travel to look and visit museum's and ancient sites of interest, for me I found the whole tour superb ,but I looked at the location and I am in no way complaining about this site ,but I just can not see how people with... More 

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Entrance fee 1dinar, very steep stair to climb up. V nice, old ancient theater. Free entrance for the museum worth go in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Situated across the road from where we stayed, so it was easy access. The Amphitheater which is quite a bit larger than most, was very well preserved. We strolled all around at our leisure, simply enjoying the atmosphere and the history and in awe of the intricate construction.

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