Half-Day City Tour Of Amman

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Amman, Amman

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Amman, the capital of Jordan, is a unique city where the old meets new. It presents an intriguing mixture of contrasts. The heart of the city is the downtown core, which encompasses a range of antique and traditional cafes, restaurants, shops, and historical attractions. This core smoothly blends in with ultra modern buildings and other advancements.

Visit the ancient part of Amman; the Downtown. You’ll have the chance to visit the Citadel, the Roman Amphitheatre, ancient mosques, the Museum of Popular traditions and the National Archeological Museum. Indulge in a traditional breakfast in one of most well-known and oldest restaurants.

Continue to traditional food produce markets and bustling bazars. Have the chance to eat local food while mingling with the locals. Explore the city further as you take a stroll in the Rainbow street; a colourful street brimming with art and antiques.

Delve into the more modern and upscale part of Amman as you pass by them panoramically.

What's Included

Bottled water


English speaking driver

Hotel Pick-up and drop off

What's Not Included

Entry Fees


Personal Expenses

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 1 - 99

Additional Info

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Begin the tour with a morning pick up from any hotel in Amman.
Get into a climate-controlled vehicle with a private English-speaking driver and Wi-Fi services. The driver will mention places of interest, however, will not act as a guide.

Explore the heart of Amman” the downtown core “Al-Balad”, which encompasses a myriad of traditional and ancient markets, cafes restaurants, shops, and buildings. Al-
Balad’s long history leaves several historical, heritage and archeological sites such as the Amman Citadel, the Roman Amphitheatre, Roman Nymphaeum, Ummayad Monumental Gateway, and the Temple of Hercules. All of which you will get the chance to visit and explore during the tour.

Start by indulging in a traditional Jordanian breakfast at Hashem Restaurant. Established in 1952, it is one of the most well known restaurants serving local food. It is most well known for the local atmosphere there as you mingle with locals in this busy and hectic restaurant.

Visit one of Amman’s key attractions, the King Abdullah Mosque; which is most known for its magnificent blue dome, as well as the Coptic Church.

Continue to the Roman Amphitheatre; a 5000 seat, 2nd century Roman theatre and the most impressive relic of ancient Philadelphia. Admire its symmetry and scale as you realize how it was built. Perpendicular to the Roman Amphitheatre’s axis is the Odeon; a smaller theatre mainly used for music, poetry readings, and debates. Then, take a short stroll to the Roman Nymphaeum. Continue to visit the Museum of Popular Traditions to see the exhibition of traditional dress and jewelry.

Make your way to Amman the Citadel, a historical site sitting on the highest hill in Amman, and has been occupied since the Bronze Age. It is surrounded by a 1700 meter long wall which has been rebuilt several times during both the Bonze and Iron Ages. There is a lot to see, however the most remarkable sights are the Umayyad Palace and the iconic Temple of Hercules. Pay a visit to the Citadel’s Archeological Museum and inspect its collection of ancient antiques and artifacts. This collection of antiques on one hilltop makes the Amman citadel one of the best places to visit and admire.

Then, ride around the downtown area, exhibit its vibrant markets, mosques and churches, antique stores, and traditional restaurants. You also have the opportunity to try the traditional Jordanian food such as mansaf and then satisfy your sweet tooth by trying the Jordanian Knafeh.

Explore the city further as you take a stroll in the Rainbow street; a colorful street brimming with creativity art and antiques.

Pass by panoramically through the new part of Amman, and exhibit how the old area merges with the more modern one. Delve into the upscale neighborhoods of Abdoun and Swefieh, where luxury shopping malls and swanky private villas line the streets.

After indulging and experiencing these sites, reconvene with your driver for the return journey, ending with a hotel drop-off in Amman.

4 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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