AMMAN (The Capital)
• Ancient & Modern Capital of Jordan
• Had Many names in History: (Ammonite Capital of Rabath Ammoun and Roman City of Philadelphia)
• Amman is known as the city of Contrasts, where Ancient and modern combines together in a unique structure
• Often referred to as “ The White City” as white stones are widely used in construction
• Population of around Two Millions inhabitant (general Estimation by the year 2003)
• 35 Kilometers away from Queen Alia International Airport
• Amman is a busy commercial and Administrative center, and still rapidly growing
Contains many fine hotels of all categories, night clubs, Discotheques, as well as modern Facilities for sporting events, conventions, and conferences, with a wide spectrum of Restaurants to meet every taste, offering choices of food ranging from Arabic through a variety of international specialties and fast food.
What you can see in Amman: (02 Hrs Tour)
• The Citadel: A hill with ruins of the Roman Temple of Hercules, and the Museum with artifacts dating back to the earliest settlement in the region 700,00 years.
• Down Town With its traditional souks “Markets” and Roman Theater of 5000 Seats.
• Western Modern Side of Amman, With its fabulous modern houses and facilities
• King Abdullah Mosque, Named after late King Abdullah I, the Grand father of Late King Hussein. Mosque is situated opposite to Parliament at Al Abdali area.
• Kan Zaman Village: a traditional village situated on Airport highway, of 20 minutes from Amman, dated back to the beginning of the twentieth century. The village has been renovated into a tourist village containing traditional restaurants, souvenirs, Bazaars, and Handicraft workshops.