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Address: Amman, Jordan
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This archaeological landmark features remnants from several different...

This archaeological landmark features remnants from several different cultures.

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Citadel / temple of Hercules located in Amman, just few minutes away from the city the nearest tourist destination that you can visit, amazing place that they have this historical... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Citadel / temple of Hercules located in Amman, just few minutes away from the city the nearest tourist destination that you can visit, amazing place that they have this historical places, and well reserved. Place is very safe for tourist. View of Amman City below.

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Thank Maribel V
adams, NE
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Citadel on a tour of Amman we took with Jordan Select Tours (highly recommend them!). Our driver procured a guide for us, which I would highly recommend. It makes the visit much more pleasurable, in my opinion. The Citadel was not the most amazing place I have been, but it's an interesting place, and the views are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Its a beautiful place high up on one of the mountains. 360 degrees view from the top is amazing. Archeological museum and the ruins are a pleasure to watch. Fortunately it was a very clear bright and sunny day hence the pics came out well.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Citadel can be seen from downtown Amman but the climb is very steep.We took a taxi for 2 JD.Entrance to this ancient site was just 3JD.We visited it in the afternoon.It lies at the top of a hill and the entire city is laid out before you.Great photo op. The Citadel has a multitude of sites dating from Neolithic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This location has more to offer than initially meets the eye. The grounds provide panoramic views of Amman, but the museum on site has an incredible amount of artifacts from around Jordan. For any new visitor to Amman, this is a must see!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Asked our cab driver to drop us off there after visiting Jirash. Good for a 30-45min exploration. Included in the Jordan Pass. Tipp: Walk down the stairs in the southeast (starting point) of the hilltop towards the theatre.

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Thank Denis W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely worth the 3 JD! Ruins going back over the millenia. Lots of contrasting styles. Towards the far end, the small museum is worth a visit, to see the oldest human statues known. Oh, and clay coffins that look like anthropoid pupae from Doctor Who...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely spot sits in the center of Amman - great place to fly a kite, take in some history and enjoy a panoramic view of Amman. We had a little picnic before hitting the museums.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is very rich historical place with a museum mainly about the Romans time, you can also enjoy great views of Amman. If you visit it at summer time then enjoy the evenings there. Must when you are in Amman.

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Thank Ashraf W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like all the historic sites we visited in Jordan, the citadel is very well kept, clean and has good walking paths. In addition to the local history, the location of the site gives a fantastic view of the city!

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