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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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Our first stop in Jordan was this Citadel

The Citadel is a good stop if you get into Amman early & your hotel room is not ready. It is a very good first stop & one gets a beautiful view of this city. It is not a long walk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Citadel is a good stop if you get into Amman early & your hotel room is not ready. It is a very good first stop & one gets a beautiful view of this city. It is not a long walk & we covered the whole place in an hour - there is a very small museum on this sight... More 

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Baghdad, Iraq
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The famous Hercules Temple and a museum is located here,so much history to know and appreciate. The panoramic view of the old city including the amphitheater from the Citadel is simply fantastic The walk around the citadel to see Amman from all the directions is breathtaking especially on a sunny winter day ! .Dont forget to take your camera's .

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Maribor, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this place really is a good find and it gives you something to do in Amman downtown. i whish more of it was in better shape when found.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably the best site to visit in Amman, lovely ruins with fantastic views of the city and amphitheatre. They have restored the palace and plan on restoring the temple of Hercules (as it was damaged in the earthquake) in the near future.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

great heritage site on top of mountain, you can read the history of Citdel Amman, Jordan. great site to visit.

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

Well preserved and worth a visit. The palace behind the museum is a gem. It is often ignored as visitors usually go around the ruins of the temple of Hercules. By the way don't miss the giant hand of Hercules ! You needn't take a guide as the ruins are well sign posted. They do pester you though. The museum... More 

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Cairo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Citadel is a must see historical monument. Enjoy the remains of the old Hercules temple along with astonishingly beautiful views of Amman which can provide beautiful photo shots for your memories,try the selfie with the Roman Theatre downwards. Also go to the museum which has valuable articrafts dating from the Romans time until the 20th century.

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Saitama, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great historical site with amazing views of Amman. The sunset on the Temple of Hercules is absolutely stunning.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

on my way back from Petra, I asked the driver to visit the Amman Citadel. I am a self-proclaimed ruins-lover, so the Citadel is such a treasure to me. The ruins of the roman temple of Hercules (1AD), side-by-side to historic Ummayyad mosque, built 660AD, the museum that housed a great collection of artifacts from the area, with the background... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With our driver abdula we had a very good visit . It was nice view to to see amman and the roman theatre.

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