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Address: Swifiah, Amman, Jordan
Phone Number: +962 7 7759 7093
Description: This archaeological landmark features remnants from several different...
This archaeological landmark features remnants from several different cultures.
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Hill with a view and piece of History

A place which helps relate to the history associated with the city. Definitely worth one visit to figure out the association and get some breath taking views of the old and the... read more

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

A place which helps relate to the history associated with the city. Definitely worth one visit to figure out the association and get some breath taking views of the old and the new city. One also discovers the majestic roman ruins as soon as you enter the place. One should carry sun screen and drinking water as most of the... More 

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We hired a guide who explained everything in English which made the tour so much more interesting. There is an archaeological museum on site which has a lot of interesting artifacts and formerly housed some of the Dead Sea Scrolls, but is now on display in the newly established Jordan Museum. There was also a small cave which we were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Wonderful views of Amman and the king's palace. The ruins are interesting. However the museum is dated and a tad dull. But definitely worth a stop while in Amman.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I regard this as the highlight of Amman. You get a lot of tour guides offering trips up here but honestly it's pretty easy to walk it. Yeah it's a bit of a hill but nothing too bad. It's 15-20 minute walk from Downtown. When you get there there will be guides there who offer their services if you want... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of the most amazing roman sites in existence today - be prepared the simple entrance arch does not prepare you for the size of the complex. The row of columns and the fact you can view the whole site from a mound means you get a great panoramic view of the complex. Take water as it is dry and... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Not as impressive as other ruins in the country, it's more like a very nice place to stroll around or pick-nick, aways from the busy streets and pollution, with an amazing view. A magical thing is to manage to be there a the time of a prayer call, with all the sounds from every mosque drifting up and round the... More 

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Nieuw Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

the archaeological museum inside this site is very informative, do not miss to visit this site and view the museum

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is one of the many spectacular sites of Amman - truly moving experience. This is really stepping back in time and worth the effort as this is a long and hot walk.

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Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We visited the citadel as part of a private tour of Amman. There is a smart car park and entrance area. Once through the gates (there's a fee to be paid) the paths lead up to the roman ruins and museum. The paths are in good repair so suitable for those who may need help. Behind the museum is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I found Citadel quite Serene and a place to visit alone. It has a tremendous view of the old city. Place is well maintained and has ancient structures. The place also overseas the largest flag of Jordan.

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Address: Swifiah, Amman, Jordan
Phone Number: +962 7 7759 7093
Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Amman Governorate  >  Amman

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