The highest hill in Amman
It is considered one of the most important tourist places in Jordan, as it includes the site of the ruins of the ancient capital of the Ammonites dating back to the Bronze Age, and among its most prominent effects is the Roman amphitheater surrounded by a 1700-meter-long wall, which was rebuilt several times during ancient times.
Despite the name of the amphitheater, which suggests that it belongs to the Roman era, it contains architectural monuments dating back to several eras.
Enjoy and explore
- Enjoy a tour of the Roman amphitheater dating back to the second century, which includes a theater with several columns and charming reliefs worth taking pictures.
- Then tour the remains of the Roman Temple of Hercules with its huge columns, which includes the huge hand, which mostly belongs to the statue of Hercules.
- You can also visit the grand and luxurious Umayyad Palace, which was built during the first half of the 8th century AD.
- Do not forget to go to the Citadel Museum, which includes some ceramic vessels and relics dating back to several times past, which is located in front of the Umayyad Palace.
- Take some photos inside the stunning monumental walkways, between the colossal arches, and under the carved gates dotting the site.
- Wander around the nearby town, take a shopping tour to buy souvenirs, and have your meal at one of its wonderful traditional restaurants.
- End your tour by passing by the monuments area at night, where every day interesting events and concerts are held by singers and musicians of different Arab and international nationalities.