Walks & Tours: Art, Culture, History

Walks & Tours: Art, Culture, History

The photo tours recommend itineraries through Amman to visit art venues and other sites of historical and cultural interest, and to experience the atmosphere of different neighborhoods.

The walks and tours can be navigated via interactive maps. All sites are introduced with information, localization, and images.

Amman Citadel

Amman Citadel

Walk through an astounding open-air museum, with archaeological remains of Ammonite, Roman, Byzantine, and Umayyad periods, and magnificent panoramic views of Amman.

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Tour from the Roman Theatre to Ras Al Ain

Tour from the Roman Theatre to Ras Al Ain

From the Roman Theatre along the Forum, Odeon, and Nymphaeum, the tour through downtown goes until the Jordan Museum and Ras Al Ain urban complex.

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A central area of historical Downtown

A central area of historical Downtown

This walk through the historic downtown goes from King Hussein Str. along King Faisal Avenue to the Duke's Diwan heritage house and meeting place, up to Al-Balad Theatre.

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From King Abdullah I Mosque to the Jordan National Gallery

From King Abdullah I Mosque to the Jordan National Gallery

From the King Abdullah I Mosque, that welcomes also Non-Muslim visitors, a short walk through a quiet residential area leads to the Jordan National Gallery and Sculpture Park.

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From the Jordan National Gallery to Paris Square

From the Jordan National Gallery to Paris Square

This walk goes to the older part of the Jabal Al Weibdeh neighborhood of Paris Square, very popular for the cafés and restaurants, shops and design studios around it.

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From Paris Square to Darat al Funun

From Paris Square to Darat al Funun

Walking down the Al Weibdeh hill through its meandering streets and stairways to Darat al Funun, one of the key art institutions of Jordan, housed in six historical buildings.

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From Darat al Funun down Al-Khalha Stairs

From Darat al Funun down Al-Khalha Stairs

From Darat al Funun's art Lab and main gate, the Al Weibdeh hill goes steeply down the Al-Khalha Stairs to the city center, offering a lot to see in terms of art in the public space.

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Jabal Amman: Wild Jordan, MMAG Foundation and more

Jabal Amman: Wild Jordan, MMAG Foundation and more

Walk along the northern slope of Jabal Amman, from the MMAG art foundation and Wild Jordan Center to other galleries and historical houses close to Rainbow Street.

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Along Rainbow Street

Along Rainbow Street

The Jabal Amman quarter with its main artery Rainbow Street is a popular leisure and culture district with numerous historic houses converted into galleries, shops and restaurants.

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The Royal Film House and surroundings

The Royal Film House and surroundings

On Omar Bin Al Khattab Str., off Rainbow Str. to the south, the RFC Film House's surroundings are a pleasant area to walk around to Sijal, Books@Café, and Jacaranda.

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Tour from Downtown to the Tiraz collection

Tour from Downtown to the Tiraz collection

Tour to by car to Tiraz collection of Jordanian and Palestinian traditional costumes, with stops at an Ammonite ruin, art and design galleries, and a Dome of the Rock on a roof.

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Recommendations for cultural travellers: Contemporary art, art history, architecture, design, cultural heritage

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Jordan Tourism Board

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