134. Amman, Jordan

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Why

Most people who visit Jordan head straight for Petra, however the capital city of Amman is well worth visiting as well.

Amman, Jordan - Blue Mosque

Amman, Jordan – Blue Mosque

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Where

Amman, Jordan is the capital of Jordan and located in the northwest corner of the country on the other side of the Israel border.

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How To Get Here

By Train

There is train service from select places, check details here. You can find additional information about the Hejaz Railway here.

By Plane

The closest airport to Amman, Jordan is the Queen Alia International Airport (AMM), the home of Royal Jordanian (RJ). The Sariyah Express will take you into the city from the airport.

Amman, Jordan Airport (AMM)

Amman, Jordan Airport (AMM)

The following airlines has service to Queen Alia International Airport (AMM):

Aegean Airlines (A3), Afriqiyah Airways (8U), Air Algerie (AH), Air Arabia (G9), Air Arabia Egypt (E5), Air Arabia Jordan (9P), Air Cairo (SM), Air France (AF), Alitalia (AZ), Austrian Airlines (OS), Egyptair (MS), Emirates (EK), Etihad Airways (EY), FlyDubai (FZ), Gulf Air (GF), Jazeera Airways (J9), Jordan Aviation (R5), Kuwait Airways (KU), Libyan Airlines (LN), Middle Eastern Airlines (ME), NAS Express (XY), Oman Air (WY), Pegasus Airlines (PC), Qatar Airways (QR), Royal Jordanian (RJ), Saudi Arabian Airlines (SV), Tarom (RO), Turkish Airlines (TK) and UM Airlines (UF).

Amman, Jordan - Sariyah Airport Express

Amman, Jordan – Sariyah Airport Express

By Bus

The area is served by JETT Bus. You can also find local transportation.

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

By Ferry

There is daily ferry service to Egypt. Service is provided by AB Maritime.

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Where To Stay

There are many fine hotels in Amman; just choose one that matches your budget. Some of the major chains are also represented there. Security at hotels is pretty tight so don’t be alarmed.

Amman, Jordan - Hotel Beds

Amman, Jordan – Hotel Beds

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

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Where To Eat

Lots of good food at the hotel, local restaurants and walking along Rainbow street as well as other side streets. And they have really good ice cream.

Amman, Jordan - Hardees Restaurant

Amman, Jordan – Hardee’s Restaurant

 

Amman, Jordan - Dinner

Amman, Jordan – Dinner

 

Amman, Jordan - Chicken and Lamb

Amman, Jordan – Chicken and Lamb

 

Amman, Jordan - McDonalds

Amman, Jordan – McDonalds

 

Amman, Jordan - Pastry

Amman, Jordan – Pastry

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Here are some other restaurants from Trip.com.

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What To Do

Amman, Jordan

Amman, Jordan

 

Amman, Jordan - Night

Amman, Jordan – Night

 

Amman, Jordan - Day

Amman, Jordan – Day

There’s a lot more to do in Amman than you think. In addition to walking around the city, here are a few things you can do as well.

The Citadel

The Jordan Museum

The Roman Amphitheater

The Royal Automobile Museum

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.

==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.

==>> Trip.com has some additional information.

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Additional Information

Language: Arabic

Currency: Jordanian dinar (JOD)

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