Amman

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Jordan’s capital features a great climate, burgeoning creative and café scenes, and some of the most significant ancient ruins in the Middle East.

Amman is one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world. Today it is a lively and culturally diverse metropolis, striking for its mix of ancient monuments and modern city life. Amman’s 9,000-year-old history can be seen throughout the city. Go to Rainbow Street, a pedestrian-friendly quarter, to see how locals today embrace the café and artistic scenes. 

Downtown Amman is where you will find quintessential Middle Eastern street life. Browse the fruits and spices at the Souk Sukkar and then head to the lively Saqf As Sayl market to bargain for household goods, jewellery and clothing. If it is brand names and international labels you’re after, head to boutiques on Wakalat Street. 

Wander between Neolithic, Roman, Byzantine and Umayyad ruins at the Amman Citadel, an impressive archaeological site that charts the history of the region’s past civilizations. 

Stand on the stage at the Roman Theatre and admire the engineering ingenuity of this 6,000-seat amphitheatre, built in the 2nd century. Today locals come here to relax and socialize. 

West of the city you’ll find the King Hussein Bin Talal Mosque, the largest Muslim place of worship in the country. The mosque's architecture reflects the Umayyad design, which draws on Roman and Persian styles, seen throughout the city. 

Enjoy modern, cosmopolitan Amman in Jabal Amman’s Rainbow Street and in the Jabel Al Weibdeh district. See art exhibitions at the Darat al Funun and the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts. Discover Jordan’s history and learn about the Hashemite royal family at the Jordan Museum. Stroll through the gardens in the King Hussein National Park and enjoy the views of Amman. At the end of the day, relax in a hammam, a traditional Turkish-style bathhouse, or unwind in a luxurious spa offered by one of the popular hotels.

A large proportion of Jordan’s population resides in Amman and the residents, proud of this rapidly growing city, are known for their hospitality. Amman, with its mix of new and old, is a great place to explore and discover the Middle East.

Where to stay in Amman

Opal Hotel Amman
Opal Hotel Amman
4.5 out of 5
Airport road, Amman, Amman Governorate
The price is Rs8,881 per night from 26 Aug to 27 Aug
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Amman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 4 indoor pools. Popular attractions Amman Waves and Bisharat Golf Club are located ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (103 reviews)
"Very good I will definitely go back"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2022

Opal Hotel Amman
W Amman
W Amman
5 out of 5
13 Rafiq Al Hariri Ave, Amman, 11953
The price is Rs13,981 per night from 6 Sep to 7 Sep
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Amman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in their reviews. Popular ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (266 reviews)
"Clean and staff was helpful. I was upgraded to a beautiful room with a view. Highly recommend. Both of my stays were amazing!"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2022

W Amman
Amman Airport Hotel
Amman Airport Hotel
4 out of 5
Queen Alia International Airport, Amman, 39158
The price is Rs11,749 per night from 20 Aug to 21 Aug
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Amman. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms ...
2.6/5 (753 reviews)
"It is a very nice hotel and near the hotel."

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2022

Amman Airport Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Al Qatal Building
Al Qatal Building
2.5 out of 5
Airport Road, Opposite Baby Cord Building, Amman, Amman Governorate, 11195
The price is Rs3,034 per night from 20 Aug to 21 Aug
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in Amman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
3.7/5 Good! (74 reviews)
"Host was amazing- so friendly and helpful. Despite not knowing any English we managed to communicate with Google. Room was clean, we were pleasantly surprised given the price point of the rooms"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2022

Al Qatal Building
Panda Hotel Apartments
Panda Hotel Apartments
3 out of 5
Prince Tagreed St. Sweifieh, Amman, 11185
The price is Rs3,158 per night from 22 Aug to 23 Aug
Stay at this 3-star aparthotel in Amman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious rooms in their ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (46 reviews)
Perfect
"Very kind staff and appartement well equipped."

Reviewed on 29 Jun 2022

Panda Hotel Apartments
Qaser AlSultan Hotel Suites
Qaser AlSultan Hotel Suites
3 out of 5
As-Sakhrah Al-Musherrafah St, Amman, Amman Governorate
The price is Rs6,217 per night from 27 Aug to 28 Aug
Stay at this 3-star aparthotel in Amman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 10 restaurants. Popular attractions Jordan Museum and Abu Darwish Mosque are located ...
Qaser AlSultan Hotel Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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