Amman, the capital of Jordan, is a fascinating city of contrasts – a unique blend of old and new, situated on a hilly area between the desert and the fertile Jordan Valley. In the commercial heart of the city, ultra-modern buildings, hotels, smart restaurants, art galleries and boutiques rub shoulders comfortably with traditional coffee shops and tiny artisans' workshops.
What to visit
Whether you're traveling to Jordan to explore the ruins of Petra or go glamping in Wadi Rum, don't overlook the charming city of Amman. The hilly capital of Jordan boasts countless attractions and places to visit that connect tourists with the local culture and get them excited for what else the country has to offer.
The top attractions to visit in Amman are:
- The Citadel
- Royal Automobile Museum
- Roman Amphitheater
- Al Balad – Downtown Amman
- The Jordan Museum
- Spend an Afternoon on Rainbow Street.