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Roman Amphitheater

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Address: Old Town, Amman, Jordan
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Step back 2,000 years in time with a visit to the ruins of this imposing...

Step back 2,000 years in time with a visit to the ruins of this imposing amphitheater, which once held 5,000 spectators, and is still used today for theater and entertainment.

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Amphitheater within the city

In the bustle of the busy bazaar is this beautiful oasis of calm. A well preserved Roman amphitheater. There are two exhibitions of traditional Jordan life, on either side of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Historically impressive structure. In a hot day can be a challenging experience due to glare. Conveniently located next to other attractions.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In the bustle of the busy bazaar is this beautiful oasis of calm. A well preserved Roman amphitheater. There are two exhibitions of traditional Jordan life, on either side of the entrance of the amphitheater. Interesting and well captioned. But it would have been more in keeping with the roman ruins if the exhibits were related to that era.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amman roman theater was worth to visit. We enjoyed it and also the tow museams thanks to the guide ali he was so kind.:-

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place to visit, sit and reflect. Climbing up to the top is fun although very steep and can be dangerous. Can see the Citadel from here and hilly Amman, great views and great pics. Highly recommended and easy to get to in Downtown. Small museum to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are actually 2 amphitheatres and they are very well preserved and are in the middle of the commercial strip which immerses you with the locals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visit was more than 25 years ago where there were only a few tourists. Been back twice during the last 3 years and still a gorgeous place if you are interested in history and culture. Impressive and standing proud for so many years for us to admire the rich past of a great civilization

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They really let this stadium thing go to seed. Seats and some areas are crumbling and falling apart. Time for a renovation.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place gives you a feeling of nostalgia. One of the biggest amphitheater I have seen. It is very peaceful to sit and relax. You get a nice view of the city from here. You can spend about an hour here. The citadel is close by.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most inexpensive place to shop in Amman is downtown, Wast Albalad. while you do your shopping in downtown, just ask about the amphitheater and people will lead you to this fabulous historic site.There is a small fee to enter the location, but your best photo will be before you enter if you want to capture the whole place. Because... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit . Has a majestic view from the top, if you have the stamina to climb stairs. There are two museums at the bottom which are quite informative too . You can access this with your Jordan pass.

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