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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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Well preserved ruins amid scenic surroundings

I had a very pleasant walk through of the ruins which is well preserved. The area of town in which this is located is very scenic with houses built high up on a hill surrounding... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The amphitheatre is nearby Downtown which is an area full of noisy traders selling all manner of bits and pieces, cheap Chinese toys, chickens and fruit and veg. There were many visitors to the amphitheatre later in the day as it is in full sunshine and quite hot at midday..

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had a very pleasant walk through of the ruins which is well preserved. The area of town in which this is located is very scenic with houses built high up on a hill surrounding the ruins.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

When you get here, you really have to close your eyes and go back in time 2000 years ish. Then work about with the ghosts who would have originally gone there to watch and perform. There are museums on each side which are over due a make over but great for getting out of the heat of the day if... More 

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Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the only mishap that you need to secure a taxi to and from or you will get stuck in the street for a very very long time

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A place worth visiting, although absorbed by the general commercialism. Generally available. By visiting on the evening is a chance to feel the atmosphere of the place.

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West Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the Roman Amphitheater was the highlight of our visit to Amman. It is in fantastic condition when you consider how old it is.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't book a tour just get yourself a taxi and go. Don't grab one right outside your hotel walk a little bit and wave one down. The amphitheatre is pretty impressive and very very old Entry is cheap a buck or two and it is definitely worth the climb to the top. Couple of bucks over to the citadel go... More 

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Thomson, Ga USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

History in action. Very steep 2 JD to enter and the climb is somewhat dizzying. Once at the top use care coming down but a must do if you want the experience

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place. Apart from the theater the two museums in it adds beauty to it. The large area in front of it adds more beauty. You will feel each and every moment spent there..

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This piece of Roman Architecture is a must see if visiting Amman. Though the steps are hard to climb in some places and would recommend caution, once at the top the grandeur and the full architecture marvel can be appreciated.

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