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Madaba

city in Madaba Governorate, Jordan

26km

31.716735.8

Jerash

ancient city in Jordan

30km

32.27228135.891397

Jericho

city in the Palestinian Territories and is located near the Jordan River in the West Bank

53km

31.8535.45

Beit Shean Valley

The Beit She'an Valley is an area in the Jordan Valley of northern Israel. It consists of the town of Beit She'an (also spelled Beit/Bet/Beth Shean/She'an/Shan), as well as a number of kibbutzim and other small agricultural communities.

68km

32.479435.5058

Umm Qais

town in Jordan

70km

32.6535.683333

Dead Sea (Jordan)

Jordanian side of the Dead Sea

75km

31.333335.5

Desert Castles

fortified palaces or castles in what used to be the Umayyad province of Bilad ash-Sham

110km

31.1394736.63848

Petra

city in southern Jordan

163km

30.333335.4333

Wadi Rum

valley in southern Jordan

233km

29.576535.419928
Sights

Rainbow Street

Near the 1st Circle in Jabal Amman, this is an interesting area to walk around and explore, it is named after the old Rainbow Cinema which is now out of use, but the area has experienced a revival with many of the old houses being restored and put into use, in the area there are some cafes and bars including Books@cafe and Wild Jordan, both with great views, a Caribbean restaurant, an Indian restaurant, a sushi joint, and an ice cream shop. There is a hammam, and the Royal Film Commission which sometimes holds outdoor screenings on its patio and some interesting small shops. Across the street from the British Council on Rainbow St., there is the refreshing Turtle Green Tea Bar where everything is in English and you can borrow a laptop to access the internet while enjoying your snack.

119m

31.95061835.923107

Amman Citadel

A national historic site at the center of downtown Amman. Its history represents significant civilizations that stretched across continents and prospered for centuries, as one empire gave rise to the next. Settlement at the Citadel extends over 7,000 years.

1.2km

31.954735.9343

Umayyad Palace

In the northern portion of the Citadel, it offers a great view of Amman.

1.2km

31.955535.9342

Temple of Hercules (Amman)

Roman period remains.

1.2km

31.953835.9349

Nymphaeum (Amman)

A partly-preserved Roman fountain.

1.3km

31.950332435.9361693

King Abdullah I Mosque

Impressive new mosque, with a church opposite. Together, they give an interesting view.

1.6km

31.961635.9131

Roman theater (Amman)

Built during the reign of Antonius Pius, 138-161AD, this impressive theater could seat up to 6,000 people. Next to it are a folklore museum and a popular culture museum which the entrance fee also covers. Next to it is the Odeon theater, a smaller theater built at the same time. There are two small museums (Folklore and Popular Traditions) to the right and left as you enter.

1.7km

31.9516916735.93930556

Rujm Al-Malfouf

A circular watchtower built by the Ammonite kingdom some time between 500-1000 BC.

2.2km

31.9577777835.90472222

Al-Abdali

district in Amman Governorate, Jordan

2.3km

31.9644444435.90638889

Salt, Jordan

mineral used as ingredient, composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl)

22km

32.0333333335.73333333

Qasr Al-Hallabat

human settlement in Jordan

50km

32.0833333336.36305556

Qasr Al-Kharanah

desert castles located in present-day eastern Jordan

63km

31.7288888936.46277778

Bethany

village recorded in the New Testament as the home of the siblings Mary, Martha, and Lazarus, as well as that of Simon the Leper

75km

31.7714111135.261325

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Amman

Jordan
Amman is the capital and largest city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Amman forms a great base for exploring the country and does, despite popular belief, hold a few items of interest to the traveler. The city is generally well-appointed for the traveller, reasonably well-organized, and the people are very friendly.

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Climate

Average temperatures

Jan

12.7°C4.2
Precipitation: 60.6 mm

Feb

13.9°C4.8
Precipitation: 62.8 mm

Mar

17.6°C7.2
Precipitation: 34.1 mm

Apr

23.3°C10.9
Precipitation: 7.1 mm

May

27.9°C14.8
Precipitation: 3.2 mm

Jun

30.9°C18.3
Precipitation: 0 mm

Jul

32.5°C20.5
Precipitation: 0 mm

Aug

32.7°C20.4
Precipitation: 0 mm

Sep

30.8°C18.3
Precipitation: 0.1 mm

Oct

26.8°C15.1
Precipitation: 7.1 mm

Nov

20.1°C9.8
Precipitation: 23.7 mm

Dec

14.6°C5.8
Precipitation: 46.3 mm