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All reviews umayyad palace panoramic view call to prayer archaeological museum small museum interesting history bronze age roman theatre great site worth a visit amman city interesting place walk around couple of hours old city entrance fee the dead sea scrolls
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You can get a great view of Amman❤️ Unfortunately, when we went there; the weather was extremely cold 🥶. We enjoyed what we could but before you go, make sure to check the weather conditions so that you can get the maximum experience. Tour guides...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nadaa760
Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful historic site with fabulous panoramic views of Amman. You get to see the old Amman and the new Amman in the distance for comparison on how things are changing. Also, the site has very interesting ruins including a carved Medusa head and a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank awanderingweb
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very beautiful and some very well preserved ancient ruins. The Citadel is located on maybe the highest hill in Amman, which also gives you amazing views of the city in every possible direction. This is the first place one has to visit when coming to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank thomasbg
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On a sunny day climbing up the Citadel in Amman is a must do! The view one can enjoy from the top is absolutely worth it and the ancient ruins are majestic and ubelievably beautiful. The archealogical musical inside the Citadel is interesting as well....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sara M
Reviewed 6 days ago

A must for Amman which offers great views of the city . Entryfee is 3JD, and you can choose to pay a guide to show you around on the citadel (I did not choose a guide so dont know the rate).

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Aeronaut65
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth a visit. Really interesting to see this well maintained Roman ruin in the middle of Amman.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing views of Amman and a little museum with incredible artifacts dating back to 8,000 BC! The location affords you the best view of the amphitheater. There is a wonderfully helpful explanation of the different time periods and who was ruling during that time. That...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hillgarrison
Reviewed 1 week ago

The citadel sits up on the hill and is so worth a visit. Buildings built on top of other ruin sites, recycling of materials....an insight into times gone by. The site is well signed (relatively) and the path is easy to follow. Go off the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting visit for the archaeologically minded, fun for children who can run around and climb on the stones, though not sure this should be allowed, but the facilities are poor - the snackbar small and uncomfortable and the restrooms terrible. Amman is a major tourist...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Calpurnia33
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the highest places in Amman. As a result, the views of the city and of the surrounding landmarks like Roman Theater and Downtown are simply spectacular. It's an amazing feeling strolling around the citadel hill visiting each of the interesting sights...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ramanathanm
3 February 2018|
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Response from SA312 | Reviewed this property |
A taxi to the citadel should cost no more than 4-5 JOD. For touring from there I would recommend looking at Lonely Planets excellent self-guided tour of Amman which is available freely (Links are not allowed here). I used... More
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24 June 2017|
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Response from AbdulDeJordania | Property representative |
Yes. It´s going to be opened from 09h30 to 17h00
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