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Amman Citadel

Amman Citadel

Amman's Citadel is perched on top of Jabal Al Qal’a, one of the city's highest hills. Visitors can walk through this astounding open-air museum gaining an insight into Jordan's history, while enjoying magnificent panoramic views.

Archaeological highlights include: Bronze Age Cave, Ammonite Palace, Roman Temple, Byzantine Basilica, Umayyad Palace, Mosque and Cistern. The Citadel is also home to the first National Archaeological Museum, which houses a collection of artifacts found in Amman and other sites in Jordan.

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

See also in Art Destination Jordan:

Web guide for cultural travellers - a wealth of information and photos.

Contemporary art, archaeology, art history, architecture, cultural heritage.

Supported by
Jordan Tourism Board

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