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Address: Amman, Jordan
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This archaeological landmark features remnants from several different...

This archaeological landmark features remnants from several different cultures.

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Lovely touristic spot in Amman

We're grateful that our driver brought us here. We hadn't planned to visit the citadel but are glad we did. It sits on the highest hill in Amman, Jebel al-Qala’a (about 850m... read more

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We're grateful that our driver brought us here. We hadn't planned to visit the citadel but are glad we did. It sits on the highest hill in Amman, Jebel al-Qala’a (about 850m above sea level), and is the site of ancient Rabbath-Ammon. Occupied since the Bronze Age, there really is plenty to see, but the Citadel's most striking sights are... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice views, otherwise not much to see other than piles of stones from the ruins. Just one coffee shop with 3 tables

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went with my study abroad group and we had a lot of fun! There is a small museum up on the hill, the artifacts, and an old mosque. Warning though, the toilets didn't have any toilet paper so pack some tissues with you before you go.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visit this place to dive into history and understand the ancient archeology. Great city view will take your breath away.

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Thank Dr Prem J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Takes a solid climb to walk to the citadel but lovely views of the whole city from there. Also some nice historical things for the history buffs

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Gandhidham, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful place to visit and know about how the everything changes with time. From stone age to B.C. There is a museum which shows you almost everything used in the stages of life by the people in jordan. We can see the while from the top snd believe me it is amazing.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Citadel is Roman time archaeological site. Once you arrive at the top at the site it gives nice view of all 7 mountains on which Amman was supposed to be situated in earlier times. It gives good view of the city and even Amphitheater down below.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The citadel is a good tourist place. It gives a nice view of the city but it will require the visitor to walk a distance to explore it completely. Photography enthusiasts will have good time capturing the city and understanding major locations of the city. It is certainly worth visiting once!

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Thank Ankit D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Citadel / temple of Hercules located in Amman, just few minutes away from the city the nearest tourist destination that you can visit, amazing place that they have this historical places, and well reserved. Place is very safe for tourist. View of Amman City below.

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adams, NE
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Citadel on a tour of Amman we took with Jordan Select Tours (highly recommend them!). Our driver procured a guide for us, which I would highly recommend. It makes the visit much more pleasurable, in my opinion. The Citadel was not the most amazing place I have been, but it's an interesting place, and the views are... More 

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