Amman Holidays

Nestled in the heart of the Levant region, Amman transports you through thousands of years of captivating history. With its mix of ancient ruins and thriving cosmopolitan lifestyle, Amman offers an enchanting blend of old and new.

With unique attractions ranging from the majestic Roman Temple of Hercules to the intriguing assortment at the Royal Automobile Museum, a trip to Jordan's capital promises a captivating trove of cultural experiences. Amman, with its backdrop of 19 hills, is a page out of time that's waiting to be explored.

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Things to See and Do

From the lofty heights of historic citadels to the charm of old-world museums, Amman offers an array of rich and varied experiences for its visitors. So, let's journey through a timeless city woven together by generations of culture, history, and tradition.

Visit the remarkable Temple of Hercules

Nestled within the Amman Citadel, the Temple of Hercules mirrors Rome's architectural grandeur. Stand before the fragments of the colossal statue of Hercules and embrace the history echoing within the ancient stone.

Discover motoring history at the Royal Automobile Museum

Fascinated by vehicles? Visit the public automotive museum, showcasing 80 unique cars and motorcycles all with deep historic importance. Revel in the life timeline of the late King Hussein through each preserved vehicle.

Take a stroll in the Amman Citadel

Perched atop Jebel Al Qala’a hill, the Amman Citadel narrates tales of the Bronze Age. Don't miss the Jordan Archaeological Museum within the citadel for a deeper dive into Jordan's rich history.

Relish authentic Jordanian Cuisine

Immerse yourself in Jordan's unique culinary flavours. Be it the spices, the aroma or the ambience, the food stalls of Amman’s markets certainly know how to capture your gastronic senses.

Explore Amman's local markets

Get lost in the bustling hubbub of local markets like the Friday Flea Market. Rub shoulders with locals while haggling for goods, and perhaps uncover a hidden gem amidst the variety of antiques, handicrafts, and produce on offer.

Food and Drink

A trip to Amman is incomplete without a dive into its gastronomic delights. Treat your taste buds to the unique blend of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavours this city is famous for.

Savour authentic Mansaf

Revel in Jordan's national dish, Mansaf—a symphony of lamb, rice, and a unique sauce called Jameed. Try this delicacy at the restaurant "Sufra" on Rainbow Street, where tradition meets taste.

Taste Jordan's flatbread

Experience the texture of Jordan's traditional flatbread, Khobz, baked in traditional ovens, or 'taboons.' The local bakery "Furn El Yasmeen" provides an authentic Khobz-eating experience.

Relish succulent Jordanian Zarb

Dine on Zarb—a Bedouin barbecue cooked underground for hours. Get a taste of this unique culinary treat during a Wadi Rum desert tour, where you can taste Zarb in its traditional Bedouin setting.

Indulge in sweet Kunafa

Craving for desserts? Try Kunafa, a sweet, cheese-based treat. Sample this irresistible delicacy from "Habibah Sweets," a long-established sweet shop in Downtown Amman.

Sip on refreshing mint tea

Accompany your Jordanian meal with a cup of refreshing mint tea—a local favourite, widely served across the city's cafes and eateries.

Destination Essentials

The allure of Amman can be relished all year round, whether you prefer immersing yourself in history or exploring its gastronomic scene. The city, however, truly sparkles during spring and autumn, when the weather is perfect for outdoor activities.

Between March and May, or September and November, step onto the pristine streets of Amman, where the days are warm, and the nights are cool, perfect for exploring the enchanting city. The cooler temperatures offer perfect comfort for strolling through Amman's historical sites. Embrace the warm hospitality of Jordan and navigate through the historically rich streets of Amman.

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