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Abu Darwish Mosque

Jebel al-Ashrafiyeh, Amman, Jordan
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Black and white striped mosque on the hill

It may not be easy to get to but it is well worth the trip. Take a taxi. It is a delightful example... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2015
Louis M
New York City, New York
Spectacular Outside - Simple Inside

Our guide arranged for us to visit inside the mosque and we had an opportunity to talk to the... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2015
Robert C
Redlands, California
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Jebel al-Ashrafiyeh, Amman, Jordan
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Reviewed May 15, 2015

It may not be easy to get to but it is well worth the trip. Take a taxi. It is a delightful example of Muslim architecture and stands out in this monochromatic city. After taking many photos walk to the sweet shop on the corner...More

Thank Louis M
Reviewed March 28, 2015

Our guide arranged for us to visit inside the mosque and we had an opportunity to talk to the sheikh with our guide acting as an interpreter. I believe they are more willing to do so to allay fears and misunderstanding as a result of...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed March 16, 2015

Abo darwish mosque is eye catching even from the citadel and up close, it is stunning. It is difficult to get up there and you risk being caught in traffic for which there is no way out but waiting for it to move. Therefore taxis...More

Thank Cheryl094
Reviewed December 22, 2014

The mosque is unique with black and white painting on its walls. It's located on the hill side, where you can watch the city from here. I came there on Friday (after Jumah pray) and the door is locked. it's too bad, I could not...More

Thank Nurul L
Reviewed July 16, 2014

As I live in Amman I was going often to this mosque to watch sunset. Walk up the hill is nice way to explore the neighborhood and meet nice and friendly people.

Thank amurniece
Reviewed May 26, 2014

One of the best preserved roman architecture in the world.A peaceful setting after a busy day sight seeing

Thank adrianEngland
Reviewed March 22, 2014

Beautiful Mosque. We went inside but it was during prayer time so we could only go upstairs to view the prayer area from above. Lovely well kept building.

1  Thank whiddenfour
Reviewed February 8, 2014

Great mosque to visit. Great view . The black and white stone make the mosque look really beautiful. There is a desert place opposite that you must try too.

Thank Sameer I
Reviewed May 30, 2013

Everyone must remove their shoes to enter and women must cover their hair and bodies. A shop below the mosque allows you to borrow robes to do just that. I think it is worth it to be able to see the inside. There are two...More

1  Thank meg m
Reviewed October 17, 2012

holy place (Mosque) its place where you find peace and pray the building look different from the out side with two coloure black and white as a women you can't go to the mosque with out covering your hair and you need to take of...More

1  Thank Adrianasalhi
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