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Address: Old Town, Amman, Jordan
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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Fabulous historical place

The Roman Amphiteatre is an amazing place to visit in Amann. It has a little museum Unfortunately when I visited this place (muslin holiday) there were many noisy people

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The Roman Amphiteatre is an amazing place to visit in Amann. It has a little museum Unfortunately when I visited this place (muslin holiday) there were many noisy people

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Visited in Oct. '10. An incredible experience to stand where so many ancients feet have stood before. We (2 married women) found Jordan to be friendly, safe and the food was delicious!

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

its nothing special ,been there few times during few trips I had in Amman however the area where the roman theater is situated is really not the best areas to walk or take photos as men there tend to pick up on girls walking there especially If they sense they are not from there and are actually tourists ! anyhow... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Roman Amphitheater In Amman is one of the most amazing historical place in the world that contain an old museum and a new wide court. you will see X point on the ground which any one can talking without echo.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a large theater, when full, the crowd noise must have been quite loud we thought. Until our tour guide demonstrated the acoustical qualities of the structure. I was amazed by the 'natural' amplification design. Then much to our delight a couple of the soldiers, posted as guards, also have musical talents. They performed a mini bagpipe concert, while... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It's quite extraordinary to be able to climb up the Roman Amphitheater in the heart of the Old City in Amman. The steps are tall and steep and it makes you think about how our modern stadiums have their roots in such ancient architecture. Just imagining what people witnessed here so long ago -- Biblical scenes, theater, fights? -- gives... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I liked this place, good location and my enter was free because one jordanian boy paid for me. Its a cool spot to rest and just enjoy the view of the old city and downtown of Amman. compare to other part of Jordan and city its clean and u can enjoy yourself with a camera.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This amphitheater is right in the middle of the city- Enjoyed a sightseeing when I was around in the city

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The theatre is just astounding considering when it was built and for how long it has survived in such a turbulent area throughout history. Just check out when it is open, and once there and finished walk back up the hill through the old town, you really can experience local life and the every day hustle and bustle of downtown... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This amphitheater is right in the middle of the city. We could see it from our hotel room so we decided to venture out and see it first. As there were no events that night, we were unable to see any of the steps/seats up close but that was fine. It is amazing that they still use it to this... More 

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Address: Old Town, Amman, Jordan
Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Amman Governorate  >  Amman

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