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Darat al Funun

Address: 13 Nadeem al Mallah Street, Amman 11183, Jordan
Phone Number: 962-6 4643251
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Ranked #10 of 60 things to do in Amman
Type: Art galleries, Theaters, Theater & Concerts, Museums, Shopping & Fashion
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Type: Art galleries, Theaters, Theater & Concerts, Museums, Shopping & Fashion

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Amman/ JORDAN
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I visited it with my Sister (she is also An Artist) I like the Art Exhibitions that are frequently exhibited in this Darat Al Funun , I likr yje Location of this Darat because itself is a Historical Building in Al--Webdeh, but surroundings of the building has been expanded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The place the ambience simply marvellous. I love the ruin of the BYzantine speulchre and the fact sometimes there are concerts, there is also brilliant art to be seen in the various exhibitions they hold.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

A wonderful break from all the ancient ruins. It is a picturesque place, with several art galleries in separate buildings and views on the city. The exhibitions might not be thrilling, but the peaceful atmosphere and the lovely surroundings were definitely worth our time. A big positive surprise and a highlight of our short visit in Amman.

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Jeddah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

One of the best places to visit in Amman it's on high hill give you a wonderful view You can set and have a cup of tea for relaxing It has nice gallery and sometimes it host exhibition My advice use a taxi to visit it.

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Tychy, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Darat al Funun - place of art is indeed dedicated to those who are open for any kind of art experience. Spacious exhibition rooms, affordable cafeteria, beautiful garden with an amman verview and free-to-use, well equipped art library. In the area of Darat al Funun are other interesting art spots - cafe art hubs, galleries and open creative spaces.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Have visited a number of times to view various exhibitions the most recent being early photographs from Jordan , Egypt and Palestine which were all beautifully displayed . The venue is a collection of twenties / thirties houses perched above old Amman and the views from same are truly delightful

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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It is an old house in Amman which is also an art house. It has many buildings and each building is simply amazing in itself. The view is wonderful and oversees old Amman. You can enjoy a short break in their cafe, and make sure to order lemonade. you can walk to downtown from there. A very nice place

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This place is amazing. There are always interesting exhibitions and space itself is wonderful- buildings, garden, little fountains around which tables are locate for cafe. It is very nice to have a coffee in a shade of trees and enjoy the view over Amman.

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Balmain, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This gallery presents the collection of a notable Jordanian banker who once lived at the site. The buildings are truly impressive and the gardens likewise. The collections are a curious mix of photography, some paintings and a few sculptures, spread over three buildings. Be prepared to open doors to see what is on display, as the doors are typically kept... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I loved my visit to Darat al Funun. There was an interesting exhibition on when I visited so I was able to go from building to building, exploring the different houses set on different levels of a hill, that make up the gallery, and seeing a wide range of contemporary art at the same time. It was relaxing and peaceful... More 

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