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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.
Al-Hashemi St., Amman, Jordan
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the most beautiful i have ever seen. The Roman piece of this Great Town is an example so incredible you can loose one day without noticing. So, get there. Now.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 194gianlucav
Reviewed 4 days ago

we toured in the day and it was very interesting. then we were taking a walk after dinner and didn't realize we were so close. We spent an hour or so in front, enjoying the view and watching all the locals. Another can't miss place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SusanFE
Reviewed 5 days ago

What makes this attraction a must see is the location, to have such a gem in downtown of an ancient city, close the soukh, close to the citadel (another must see place in Amman) and the Nympheum, close to some of the best sweet shops...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 744olep
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I saw the Roman Amphitheatre from the Amman Citadel and immediately wanted to get here. A shortcut from the Citadel led me through labyrithine staircases and lanes to this place. At once, the calm of the place envelops you, in spite of a fair amount...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Naazish
Reviewed 1 week ago

To envision the Roman's building this years ago with none of today's technology is amazing. The museum has some beautiful mosaics from those times too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mina P
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a nice place to visit, included in the Jordan Pass. There's a tourist parking nearby, free of charge, which is good, as parking in Amman is a nightmare. Climb to the top of the amphitheatre and admire the Citadel and the city form there,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 615camelia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have the Jordan pass I reccomend you go and visit it. It is nice and has to nice expositions inside on the local traditions.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CristinaS07
Reviewed 1 week ago

All Roman city in Jerash are very impressive. That is no problem to see it own way , all objects are accessible . Romat theater is opened , You can sit on place for locale and fill like Romans or you can stay on scene...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Krzysztof W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the opportunity to climb all over the amphitheater and check out the city of Amman rising all around me! It was interesting to first go there and look up the hill to the ancient citadel verlooking the city, then later to do the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christine O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well preserve Roman amphitheater with another small amphitheater where how an echo was useful to pass the information from one corner to another plus a center place to enhance the voice who is addressing the public. A small museum is on the side is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Sabera K | Reviewed this property |
just search jordan pass - the first link you get is jordanpass.jo which is a ministry website and you can buy your online jordan pass here. There are 3 typs - 70 jd/75 jd and 80 jd. the only difference being 1/2/3 day visit... More
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Response from Jennifer F | Reviewed this property |
Yes! There is an actual path down there. It's a LOT of stairs but easier than navigating the crazy streets. If you go to Open Street Maps and zoom in on the Citadel, just past the parking, you'll see a dotted red line... More