Explore the past, present, and future of Jordan’s capital.
How I See Amman
Amman (or as I like to call it A-town), is where the past meets the future, a wonderful contrast between historic treasures and modern sites. Let your instincts drive you on a journey to discover ancient roman ruins, authentic cafes, and unmistakable nightlife all in one destination. Go further as you explore the hidden gems of a magnetic city.
Know Before You Go
Be sure to review government guidance to confirm eligibility to travel and stay at a hotel through at visitjordan.gov.jo/. A hard copy of a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test should be presented upon arrival. The new normal includes wearing a face mask indoors and outdoors. You can also download an exposure detection app via amanapp.jo/en
Talk Like a Local
Learn the slang from the city.
Habibi/Habibti حبيبي/ حبيبتي
Translates to both ‘my love’ in a formal and informal manner. “Habibi” refers to a male and “habibti” a female
Thank you, habibi!
Neighborhoods to Explore
Wait! Before you make your way out of Amman, make sure to explore the best of both worlds: Western and Eastern Amman. One being rooted with historical and cultural sites and the other showcasing modernity within its trendy social hotspots.
1. Downtown / Al Balad
The historic centre of the city, where you can experience the authentic culture of Amman. Try going on a weekday to avoid bigger crowds—we’ve got you covered with vital social distancing tips.
2. Jabal Al-Weibdeh
Amman’s oldest yet hippest district where you can enjoy stunning street art on your way to galleries or social hotspots. It's the perfect spot in town to ignite creativity surrounded by a vibrant art and music scene.
3. Rainbow Street
Located in Jabal, locals go to shop, eat and, take a walk. This neighborhood is reminiscent of Amman's old architectural style, embodied with the electric pulse of the city's modernity.
4. Abdali Boulevard
The modern side of Amman with its tallest towers, premium retail outlets, high street cafes, and rooftop lounges. The boulevard is the place to eat and shop till you drop!
Ultimate Access to Amman
Live it up like a local.
King Faisal St
See Amman through the lens of history as you step into a time capsule. The Duke's Diwan went from the oldest residence in the city to an experience like none other.
Al Rainbow St #8
Treat yourself to natural aromatherapy skincare products enhanced with Dead sea minerals. These products will make you feel glam and fresh. Trinitae is located on Rainbow St. in a hidden old villa.
13 Nadeem al Mallah St
Darat Al Funuun puts visual arts, innovative performances, film screenings, concerts and cultural events in the spotlight. Get ready to indulge in the true design element in six different buildings!
6 Khalif As Suhaymat St
For the food lovers out there, Kama provides a variety of local cuisine essentials which will definitely amplify your appetite.
Either / Or
Abdoun, Fawzi Al Kawekji St.
Get your daily dose of antioxidants and boost your immunity at Seed with their all-natural smoothies. Fuel up at this trendy spot!
All you need for your escape to Amman.
1. Layer up
The key to planning outfits in Jordan. Consider the culture and practicalities of your trip by dressing in layers. It definitely gets cooler at night.
2. Comfortable shoes or sandals
Stroll your way around A-town with your most comfortable pair of shoes.
3. Portable charger
An essential travel companion. You don’t want your phone to die while navigating or capturing moments.
4. Hand sanitizer
Stay germ-free on the go!
A vibrant urban sanctuary styled in contemporary luxury, nestled in Amman’s financial district amid traditional markets and ancient ruins.