Amman one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world

Amman one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world

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Mar
2021

Amman one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world

Posted by: Mahendra Venkatesh

Amman is the capital and the most populous city in the Kingdom of Jordan. Amman holds a special place as the country’s political, cultural, and commercial center. It is also considered one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Amman has seen rapid development and modernization over the past few decades owing to growth in the city's economy. Amman is generally considered one of the most westernized and liberal cities anywhere in the Arab World. Amman has a very active restaurant scene, where traditional Middle Eastern delicacies and international cuisine can be found quite easily, including fast food. The city’s many architectural wonders are interspersed with more traditional buildings, giving it a unique feel among Middle Eastern cities.

Here are some of the top places to visit in Amman

1. Amman Citadel
2. Roman theater
3. King Abdullah I Mosque
4. Jordan Archaeological Museum
5. Ummayad Palace
6. Jordan Folklore Museum
7. The Jordan Museum
8. Mount Nebo
9. Temple of Hercules
10. Prince Hashem Bird Garden

Things to do in Amman

1. Check into the oldest 5-star hotel
2. Eat the best falafel and hummus in Amman
3. Explore Jabal Amman
4. Enjoy the Nightlife in Abdoun
5. Step into the Local Art Scene in Jabal Al Weibdeh
6. Watch the Sunset from the Amman Citadel
7. Try Sugar Cane Juice
8. Relax at the Turkish Bath
9. Visit the Royal Automobile Museum
10. visit the Rainbow Street