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“Best thing in Amman!” 5 of 5 stars
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The Citadel
Amman, Jordan
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Ranked #3 of 29 attractions in Amman
Type: Historic Sites
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Owner description: This archaeological landmark features remnants from several different cultures.
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Best thing in Amman!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Absolutely Amazing! So many cultures entwined in one place! Too bad I only had 2 hours at this place! The little museum is pretty good!

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Paris, France
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“Non negotiable!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

This is THE place to visit when yoi are in Amman, not only for the site by itself (the Temple of Hercules is really impressive) but also for the museum which might look simple and boring but with an amazing and surprising collection of pieces.
Make sure you can enjoy the whole experience for at least 2 hours!

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Hong Kong
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“Nice views of the city”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Came here and was told that a guide wasn't needed, but nevertheless hired one anyway. Wasn't cheap but money well spent. He gave a good overview of the areas history, answered many questions, was entertaining and made the whole thing interesting.

Nevertheless there really isn't all that much in the area, except for the nice views over the city, a few old ruins and buildings.

I reckon an hour is about enough

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Chicago, Illinois
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“heart of Amman”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Great views of the city. People have been living on this spot for thousands of years. A visit, even a short one, is a must to get an idea of Amman's long history.

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Amman, Jordan
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“Amazing viewpoint of Amman”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

- check prayer time to hear it from there especially end of day, you'll have sunset for same price
- beware of openning hours (winter + summer time) you could be disapointed of how early it closes

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