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The Citadel

Amman, Jordan
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Ranked #3 of 26 attractions in Amman
Type: Historic Sites
Description: This archaeological landmark features remnants from several different cultures.
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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

this place located on one of amman 7 hills , old history museum , Hercules temple ,and some more .. the view is awesome you can watch most of amman from that top :) . plus the tickets very cheap . have fun all .

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Berkeley, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

its a very nice historical place in down town amman .. must see also to see the museum next to itm also the old market and the nice oriental shops

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Go up and stroll through several historical eras while you enjoy the 360 degree view of all of Amman. Notice the Roman theater below, the gigantic flag in another direction, and the winding staircases through hillside downtown neighborhoods.

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Amman, Jordan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

It is a nice place to go in summer nights. It is a one time visit place and gets to be very crowded, so you have to go early to find a place.

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AmmanJordan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I loved touring the Citadel, nice to walk around, wonderful views of the old town, Fabulous Romans ruins, the hand of Hercules, can you imagine! Really worth a visit.

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Amman, Jordan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The Citadel is a defining element of Amman's skyline. Unfortunately, Jordan has never cared much for preserving an essential and amazing witness to Middle-East culture that predates Islam, and it shows.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I was lucky enough to be working at the open air theatre at the Citadel for a week and even experiencing this 7 nights on the trot didn't take the edge off it. The views from the Citadel are breathtaking, seeing it from lightness when huge birds of prey circle high above the city, through sunset when the ruins stand... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

This was a great hilltop excursion of Roman remains with amazing views of Amman. Good value for money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

A visit to Citadel could be done in a short amount of time, about 1 hr. or two at most. It has amazing ruins and beautiful views of the city.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Amman city was not that exciting, sorry to say. I was happy to see the ancient ruins though. Really lucky I had that chance. Oct2012

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