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The Citadel

Amman, Jordan
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Ranked #3 of 31 Attractions in Amman
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Historic Sites
Description: This archaeological landmark features remnants from several different cultures.
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Amman, Jordan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Few signs to talk about importance of the site Requires better facilities to serve all type of visitors Car Parks are not enough

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Great location to really understand the history of the region and for great views across Amman. Loved understanding more about the deep history of the city and of Jordan. Check out the museum.

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Reasonable site of Roman ruins with Archaeological museum - good views over city in downtown Amman- various photographic oportunities

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Well worth an hour walking round this compact site - official guides can be hired but if you've got a guidebook there's no need. Museum is small but worth a look, and everything has good English descriptions. Super view from the road outside the entrance down to the two amphitheatres - make the effort to walk down to these afterwards.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The placed is great with good view of the city and amphitheater. The ruins temple of Hercules was a hit with my kids.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This trrip gave us a good introduction of Jordan throughout ages. We had an excellent guide called Mr. Riyad Saeed

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Nice view of Amman from here with signs describing all the sites. It would be good to hire a guide to explain the important sites. Requires some walking.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Great place where you can see how the different cultures mixed over the years. Definitely worth seeing.

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Jalandhar, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

It gets a bit boring seeing all those ruins. But it is well preserved and clean. It is a cool place to have a walk. You also get a panoramic view of Amman from a viewpoint in Citadel which is amazing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The Citadel sits atop the center of 7 hills in Amman with a commanding view and interesting history. Has a little museum too. Don't need a guide - read the signs and visit the museum.

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