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Address: Swifiah, Amman, Jordan
Phone Number: +962 7 7759 7093
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This archaeological landmark features remnants from several different...

This archaeological landmark features remnants from several different cultures.

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The other must see site in Amman. It is above the city and mostly ruins. But there is a god view of amphitheater. Also small museum has worlds oldest statue. Ruins are from Roman... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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202 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The other must see site in Amman. It is above the city and mostly ruins. But there is a god view of amphitheater. Also small museum has worlds oldest statue. Ruins are from Roman as well as caliphate times. Good views of the city as well. Worth the trip.

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Thank Steve R
Nuremberg, Germany
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433 reviews
192 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is big and besides the ancient estructuras you can see good panoramas of the city, or the surrounding hills. It's the thing to do on Amman. Entrance 3 JD to non Jordanians.

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Thank DonCesar
Washim, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's very nice place. Visited in chilled windy whether. Be aware of taxi drivers outside, check price before you start journey otherwise you will be charged heavily.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When you get dropped off at the top of the hill (Its a serious Hill) you are welcomed with amazing views of Amman. There is a 3 JD entrance fee. The site is very well lied out and all you have to do is follow the path that meanders pasts the Roman Temple of Hercules and the remains of his... More 

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Ventura, California
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164 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the Citadel during the first afternoon we were in the country. I was so pleased with the historical aspect of this site, full of classic Roman Ruins and tons of character. Not only was this a beautiful site, from all over the Citadel you had beautiful views of the City of Amman with its myriad of streets and... More 

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Thank Amelia H
Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I could have spent the whole day wandering this Roman site looking at its history. My only regret is that I didn't have more time.

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Thank martyaqua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

For a low price you can learn a great deal about some of the rich Jordanian history. Allow several hours for this outdoor walk.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Impressive views of the city and tallest flagpole in the world. The museum is old and tired, but with a nice display of antiquities from various time periods. If you want to get up close and personal with a Roman ruins, this is the place to come.

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Mytilene, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Located in the center of Amman, a place in which you can see signs of civilizations. Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, were there.

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North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

To go there you better take a taxi- because it's a steap way up- but to walk back down is do- able. Great history- and very well conserved. Beautiful view over Amman. A Must do when you are in Amman. The view from up there is really breathtaking. And there are never too many tourists- gives you the feeling you... More 

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