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The Historical City Of Amman   by Adam Singleton

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There aren't many areas of the world that can claim to have been inhabited by people from as far back as the Neolithic period; but Amman in Jordan is one such location.

No visit to Amman is complete unless you take the time to explore these ancient roots. The city is the capital of Jordan, and while there are many modern sights to view, it is perhaps the ancient ones that draw the most attention from visiting tourists. It is this heady mix of sights that make Amman such a fascinating place to visit.

A classic example of this is the Roman theatre. It sits within the city and nestles alongside many modern buildings. Don't miss the two museums that are on site as well; they provide another way to learn more about Amman.

You can also see what remains of the great Temple of Hercules. It is believed that the temple may not actually have been finished during the time it was built - back in 162 AD. But what remains today is still enchanting and takes you back to another age altogether.

North Theatre, Roman City, Jerash, Jordan, Middle East
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Temple of Hercules at the Citadel, Jebel Al-Qala, Amman, Jordan
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The Citadel should definitely be the next stop on your list. This is actually one of the best places to take some pictures of the Temple of Hercules, so make sure you bring your camera along - you can also see the Omayyad Palace from here. Among other things, the Citadel also has a Byzantine church within it, a museum and a mosque.

Amman also benefits from the fact that all these outstanding - and quite humbling - sights are located very close together, making it is easy to walk between them all. The fact that the city is also situated high up gives you a great vantage point to look down below.

Another way to see some of the ancient sights and finds in Amman is to visit the many museums that are situated within the city. One of the best is the Jordan Archaeological Museum, which is on Citadel Hill. It offers exhibits which relate to many different ancient periods in time, which provide you with a better picture of the history of Amman. The museum itself has only been around since the 1950s, but it has established itself as a stunning and very worthwhile place to visit during any holiday to the city.

Once you arrive from your flights to Amman, it can prove beneficial to begin planning that all important itinerary before setting out to explore the many ancient sights the city has to offer.

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About the Author: Adam Singleton writes for a digital marketing agency. This article has been commissioned by a client of said agency. This article is not designed to promote, but should be considered professional content.


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Amman Marriott Hotel
Enjoy the ancient city that was once part of the Decapolis league. Amman, Jordan's capital is at least 5000 years old. Amman is an incredibly pleasant city that offers a wide variety of historical sites and cultural attractions and is complemented by wonderfully welcoming people. At the Amman Marriott Hotel you will be steps away from the allure of this modern yet ancient city. The Amman Marriott Hotel has very easy access to all business and tourist areas of Amman and Jordan. With our newly renovated rooms that guarantee a good night's sleep. The Amman Marriott Hotel is Amman's preferred choice for business & social gatherings through legendary service.
Bristol Hotel Amman
The Bristol Hotel Amman is conveniently located in the heart of Amman and is 10 minutes drive from the city centre and 20 minutes drive from the Airport. The hotel has 122 rooms and suites, with the higher floor rooms having captivating views of the entire city. All rooms are equipped with a satellite TV, wireless internet access, mini bar and are provided with 24 hour room service. The recreational facilities at the Bristol Hotel Amman include an outdoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and gym, while for business persons there are conference facilities, a business centre and a choice of restaurants.
Kempinski Hotel Amman Jordan
Kempinski Hotel Amman offers a lavish accommodation and the ultimate luxurious rooms and suites delicately refined to liberate your senses and add the magical touch to exceed your expectations in a leisure or business experience.  Indulge in a soupcon of dining and wining restaurants in Amman. Where Kempinski Hotel Amman presents to you the fine taste and ambiance of a leading hotel in town. Fine Italian cuisine sets in Via Appia signature dishes; and International dining experience meets at our Kempi restaurant offering a variety of world wide cuisines. Refresh with a glass of Beer at the hottest sports venue in town Time Out Sports Bar; or perhaps enjoying a light snack at Le Cafe Lounge will mark it out for you.
Liwan Hotel Amman
Liwan Hotel is located in the heart of the commercial and residential area of Sweifieh, amidst an array of shops and boutiques. 15 min from the city center and 25 minutes from Queen Alia International Airport, with easy access to the Commercial Center, Banks, Airport Highway, King Hussein Bridge and touristic sites. 64 Spacious Air-conditioned Rooms (Single, Double, Junior and executive Suites) equipped with modern Amenities including Direct Dial Telephones, Satellite, Colored TV, Radio, Safety, Deposit Boxes, Mini Bar, And 24-Hour Room Services.
Regency Palace Amman
Regency Palace is a five star distinctive luxury hotel , it is a member of WorldHotels . Following a comprehensive renovation, the hotel welcoming ambiance, elegant comfort, and personalized service are designed to make your stay second to none. Our hotel is home to a new display of modern meeting facilities and unique venues for incentive travel, whether it is a conference for 500 people, a lavish dinner, or a reception, the amicable and competent people of our hotel will ensure a once in a life time memorable experience. Our hotel offers a complete and diverse line of services, packages for either tourism groups or business travelers.
Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel & Towers
With a spectacular hilltop setting, the Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel & Towers echoes the Kingdom of Jordanís philosophy of hospitality mixed with the amenities of a vibrant, modern nation. Designed in eye-catching white stone, the hotel is located in the heart of Ammanís embassy and business district. The 268 soundproofed and air-conditioned rooms are mini retreats, filled with sunlight and the essentials for a perfect night. Located on preferred floors, Sheraton Club guest rooms offer upgraded amenities, free bottled water, and complimentary fitness center access. Club guests also have special access to the Club Lounge. A relaxing, upscale space, the Club Lounge offers complimentary breakfast, afternoon hors díoeuvres and a variety of beverage options. 
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