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This archaeological landmark features remnants from several different cultures.more
Amman, Jordan
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All reviewsumayyad palacepanoramic viewcall to prayerarchaeological museumsmall museumbronze ageroman theatregreat siteinteresting artifactsamman cityworth a visitinteresting placegreat historywalk aroundcouple of hoursold cityentry fee
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am not complaining the place as it was great but I am complaining the people who are working there ( tickets man, local guides and the tourism police) I am Jordanian I tried to enter to the citadel with friends who are visiting me...More

Thank Waill N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Free entry. Plenty to see. Some reasonable signage around giving explanations in english as well as other languages.

Thank kizzyjenny
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice and very nice food I like this restaurant I wish to him good forever Enjoy for all friend ❤

Thank Resort796062
Reviewed 2 days ago

After visiting the Roman Theater, it is well worth climbing the stairs and hill to visit the Citadel. There are great views of the old city from there and there is a museum with several artefacts several centuries old.

Thank Nongpla_31
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is worth the visit, great views over the city, sweet little museum, fab history. A must when in Amman.

Thank l-globetrotter
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here in the early morning so to not suffer a lot the hot. The site is quite big and for a good visit 2-3 hours are necessary.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated on a mountaintop above Amman, this ancient historical site offers spectacular 360 degree views of the city and its landmarks. The temple of Hercules, an excellent museum containing artefacts dating back to Neanderthal times. Tip:: On site cafe will give you WIFI password if...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I suggest you schedule a visit late afternoon so you can get the chance to see the sunset over there! It would be different in that time of the day- trust me!

1  Thank Tamer N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great experience for the family. The kids enjoyed running around. Lots of history to this site.

Thank Kimberly L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located at the top of a mountain/ hill with a good view over a part of Amman and the Roman Theater. The Temple of Hercules is a nice location for a photo.

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Response from glmeldo | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t feel comfortable using local taxi. A private driver is the way to go. He will be available for you to schedule the whole time of your visit to Amman. Clean car and no fuss to request any of the historical sites as... More
23 June 2017|
Response from AbdulDeJordania | Property representative |
Yes. It´s going to be opened from 09h30 to 17h00
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23 June 2017|
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Response from PassengerTourF | Reviewed this property |
yes its open