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Al Balad - Downtown Amman

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy and nice walk, lots of things to see and do. The food is very good at several local places. shoping can be fun

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank wsherman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here you will get lots of souvenirs, ladies local dresses , and local restaurants. At great prices. Tip: always burgin the price before you pay.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rauhiya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cars cars and more cars, traffic, people. Constantly moving. Keep your eyes open. So much to see - stop for a sweet treat.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Real highlight was the food as opposed to shopping. Disappointed by the limited markets and souks. Also difficult to navigate if you want to get to somewhere in particular.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 00Globe_Trotter_0
Reviewed August 10, 2019

Even you do not buy anything, but it may be a nice idea to walk along the streets to experience the local shopping. I was visiting just before the Eid and the market was full of activity. No one disturbs you, no shouting.. people are...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank arinds
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

Whenever I’m in Amman I always make sure I do at least one trip Downtown with my Mum- who seriously should be a tour guide there! Below is a list of places you most definitely can not miss: EAT: Kanafeh @ Habiba Falafel @ Hashim...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 26, 2019

one of the most beautiful places on earth , everything is so colorful and everybody is helpful ,great trip

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank lainelaura981
Reviewed July 17, 2019

Downtown is by far the most authentic area of Amman and a hug contrast to the glass-and-steel and mansion quarters in the west of the city. The shouk is exciting with its hustle and bustle. However, I found that traders are rather westernised in their...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kr0elle
Reviewed July 13, 2019

Downtown Amman has many exciting sights and sounds. It's nice to experience the daily coming and goings of the locals.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank LAM487
Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

In the more touristy areas, the shop keepers push to purchase. Al Balad is much more low key. It seems to cater to locals. Follow King Hussein St. And you’ll find a wealth of merchants. Here is where I bought souvenirs (they actually had price...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Maryklairy
March 24, 2019|
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Response from Irongate69 | Reviewed this property |
Some would. Maybe not all.
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February 19, 2018|
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Response from JemoScout | Reviewed this property |
I can highly recommend it beased on my own experience this winter.
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January 31, 2017|
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Response from MontherYASEEN | Reviewed this property |
Many shops cafés restaurants from early morning till like 10 or 11 pm
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