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Darat al Funun

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Address: 13 Nadeem al Mallah Street, Amman 11183, Jordan
Phone Number: 962-6 4643251
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Great atmosphere but check the calendar first

Darat al Funun is a small museum that is focused on Arab contemporary art and is situated in a former residential housing compound in Jebel al Luweibdeh. It also contains a very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Darat al Funun is a small museum that is focused on Arab contemporary art and is situated in a former residential housing compound in Jebel al Luweibdeh. It also contains a very nice shaded garden with a fountain and a minimalist cafe. It's great to visit anytime if you just want to chill out and drink coffee, but if you... More 

Thank Amp Z
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

If you have walked for miles and miles sipping tea here smelling the flowers and enjoying the little fountains is define. We didn't see a lot of the Art but we surely enjoyed the area a lot.

Thank Marjolein C
Vevey, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Very hard to find! This was on our to-do list, with another one close by apparently undergoing renovations. Halfway down a long, steep flight of stairs an open door in the wall led into a shady space with some tables - no sign at the door, no-one to answer our queries. A children's creative workshop was taking place, so we... More 

Thank DeborahML2014
Amman, Jordan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

this is the place where you can see the history of Amman whihc start from hundreds years by Ottoman time and the best arts they did in there homes you can see the pasha homes and collects

Thank Jordan k
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

This place contains contemporary Jordanian/Palestine art. Has small but decent collection. The views of the city from its small roman gardens with mini fountains is amazing. Good place to visit in the afternoon, sip tea and read a book. Seems that it is frequented by expats a lot.

Thank stellardoc1
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We found this place by accident, having seen some people walking up a steep hill and towards an arty district in Amman. We walked in, for free, and started wandering down the various galleries. The setting is amongst some beautiful green trees and gardens, with some ancient ruins scattered amongst some of the artwork in the gardens too. There is... More 

Thank TravellingCarlito
Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

It was dancing in the rain among flowers and Roman columns . I would love to drink a coffee there because the view it is nice.

Thank AnaGB78
Camberley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We looked out this place on our last afternoon, and we so glad we didn't miss out. Very interesting displays at this time. Also a very attractive setting in the city.

Thank Paul P
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

This should be a must visit for every traveller going to Amman. In the middle of a quaint neighbourhood, is this stunning art complex with beautifully preserved ruins and a variety of exhibition. Fantastic views too.

Thank J F
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

It says on their website they are open until 7pm. We arrived at 5:40pm. The guy working there also told us they are open until 7pm. But by 6:10pm, 3 of the 6 exhibit buildings were being closed and then at 6:15pm they literally turned off the lights on us. We were forced out by 6:17pm. We were quite disappointed.... More 

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