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Souk Jara

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Address: Rainbow Street, First Circle, Amman, Jordan
Phone Number: (+962) 6 46 11 014
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$68.75*
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Private Half-Day Walking Tour of Amman
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From March till September every other Friday, this is a nice market to lay your hands on some local handicraft, they make perfect gifts for your friends and family!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Elvira B
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From March till September every other Friday, this is a nice market to lay your hands on some local handicraft, they make perfect gifts for your friends and family!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is small market.... All the products are handmade, they sell books also and have fantastic smoothie Some of the products for Jordan culture They open only in summer

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Amman, Jordan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a local I personally don't find the joy of going to Souk Jara although it is a great location for the tourists as they get to mix with locals and see many handmade crafts which can be bought as souvenirs. There are a few food outlets as well if you are hungry or need a snack. If you get... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Some few items are nice and reasonably priced. Most are over priced and you can find in local market for fraction of the price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a simple and straight place to go. Displays are original handy crafts done by artisans who are proud to show their work. A good walk around worth the time try to be there early so you find a place to park. Time well spent Highly recommended over the weekend. Great fun with nice art work on display.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

One of the free things to do . If you want to feel the local flavour then a must visit . This flee market happens every Friday till 10 in the evening . I definitely enjoyed this

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Dhahran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

I do not like shopping, but i loved this bazar and enjoyed every moment. I was sad because it only set up in Fridays so I could not go again. I found many young guys and girls selling handmade products. Many of them also were supporting the poor people or selling products made by women from Gaza. It was a... More 

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Thank Sawsan A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

It's amazing bazaar to see hand craft and painter and local food,located in rainbow street,every Friday from 7 pm to 9:30 pm.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

After reading a few reviews of the Jara Souk in Amman, my husband and I prepared ourselves for stalls overflowing with items imported from China. Sure, there were several stalls like that, BUT our amazing tour guide Mohammed Najjar walked us right past those and deep into the heart of the market where we sampled spices ( chewing on cinnamon... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

This Souk is set up only on Fridays. During Ramadan (when we were there) the Souk waits to open at 7.30pm and stays open until midnight. The booths are wonderful and have all kinds of gifts, books, photos, paintings, and more. There is also a nice food court at the end of the Souk with great snacks and great fruit... More 

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