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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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Private Half Day Walking of Amman
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Jara Souk Much Better with Expetienced Guide

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
rosenbergsontheroad
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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161 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank DrMarkES
Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Regular Souk=Market in Rainbow Street, Downtown Amman. Local things, souvenirs, juice, fruits, food and much more. Nothing very special

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Thank HaimDorinPrivado
Amman, Jordan
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79 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I took a group of adults and children to the market. We parked just past 1st circle as it turns on to Rainbow street. Parking is limited, so take the first available car park. From 1st circle, the walk to the market is approx. 10 mins. Keep walking until you see a gate to your left, the stalls run down... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Found this outdoor market by accident. It's not the usual middle eastern souk - but more like a gentile, middle class, London craft market (Highgate or Dulwich?) selling hand made soaps, local honey, etc. It appears that Rainbow Street is on the tourist trail anyway - but many locals from Amman also come here to stroll and shop. Great place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place to buy handmade things And many things about jordan is available. doing air brush tattoo and beautiful paints with good price is also there.

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Thank Ghada A
Amman, Jordan
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118 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

No much of a variety of shops and offerings. and Shop owners do not promote new things. if you visit once you find the same things next time. not to metion that it is expensive.

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Amman, Jordan
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

its the place where you can feel that you in a different country you can enjoy walking and to spent nice time.

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Jordan
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Souk Jara is at the bottom end of Rainbow Street and is open on Fridays from mid-May until around September. It's a small street lined with stalls selling clothes; traditional pottery; jewellery; local honey (there's a chap who brings a frame from one of his hives, including bees, to display on his stall); old locks; coins; scarves; hand made soap;... More 

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Thank amabush
Amman, Jordan
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85 reviews
47 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Souk Jara is a collection of craft stalls along a street just off Rainbow St. It has a great atmosphere and prices for unique items are really good too. Just be sure to check if it is on when you plan to visit.

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