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City break in Amman. Active leisure ideas for Amman - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Roman amphitheater Amman Jordan Amman never ceases to attract fans of outdoor rest. The Jordan Valley remains the best destination for eco-tourists. Here vacationers can walk through picturesque landscapes, get acquainted with the local flora and fauna, join a riding school or have some rest on one of numerous playgrounds. In addition to picturesque suburban areas the city itself has many interesting places to stay. Amman is home to a water park, wonderful modern movie theaters, bowling centers, as well as special children's clubs. Health clubs have become very popular in the city. Their visitors are welcome to attend fitness trainings, undergo massage treatments and other health strengthening procedures.
InterContinental Jordan offers its services to tourists preferring the most luxurious hotels. This elegant lodge attracts customers with unique atmosphere of national colour and variety of … Open
There are also large equestrian centers in Amman, and they are getting increasingly popular. You will find a beautiful Hussein National Park not far away from the city. The park is the location of several sports complexes, playgrounds and restaurants. Fans of water activities will simply fall in love with Amman Water Park. At the first level of the park you will find numerous swimming pools, water slides, rides and terraces for relaxation, as well as several cafes. The second level is the location of numerous restaurants and a huge swimming pool. Golfers never stop praising the local club that is famous for its professional trainers who teach beginners the basics of the game within the shortest time. There is also a restaurant serving the national cuisine in the territory of the club, as well as several stores with sports goods.
The travellers, who plan to devote much time to shopping, should definitely move their feet to Amman Suk. You will simply not find such a great variety of goods anywhere else in the city. Jewelry remains the most popular souvenir among tourists. We also recommend paying attention to unusual souvenirs and goods offered by the local craftsmen. You can always buy spices as a souvenir. It should be noted that there is a large market of spices in Amman. Visiting that place will be interesting not only to connoisseurs of cuisine. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Amman has a decent selection of hotels for those who appreciate traditions of the past years. A striking example of this category is Hisham Hotel. It occupies a gorgeous historic building … Open
When night falls to the city, guests of the city are welcome in numerous night clubs and discos. In the majority of popular institutions you will hear Arabic music and performances of the local musical groups. Many local restaurants also accept guests until late at night and offer to watch interesting entertainment programs. Those, who want to relax in a quiet place, will surely like the local coffee shops. They serve not only delicious desserts and coffee, but the authentic Amman hookah.
The Citadel Amman Jordan Amman is a city of contrasts, which closely intertwines the old historical monuments with the modern architecture. Due to the presence of numerous historical sights in the city and its environs, Amman attracts a lot of fans of excursion tourism. Guests of the resort, who come on holiday and prefer to explore, will be delighted with the museums and exhibition galleries here. You can rent a bicycle and organize the self-guided excursion. There are few rental services in the capital, like Bike Rush Shop and Cycling Jordan. For tourists who prefer active urban entertainment, in Amman will find all the necessary facilities for playing tennis, basketball, football, and paintball. By the way, if you really love this activity - be sure to visit the Xtreme Jordan Club. Here you will be able to challenge friends or relatives and improve your skills. In Blutactical paintball club, you can find entertainment both for adults and children. For fans of extreme sports will be interesting to visit the Climbat Amman. Here you will be able to develop climbing skills or learn this activity under the guidance of professional instructors. The club offers a great diversity of climbing walls where amateurs and experienced athletes can practice. Moreover, the staff takes care of the climbing equipment, so you can make sure that use clean and safe tools.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Amman and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Amman
♥   National Park 'Hare Yehuda' , 73.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Gan Hashlosha' , 77.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Aqwa Bella' , 78 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Mezada (Harhava)' , 89.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Migdal Zedeq' , 93.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Amman
♥   Amusement park 'Nahshonit' Nahshonim, 93.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Gai Beach' Tiberias, 99.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Luna Gal' Ramot, 103.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Meymadion' Tel Aviv, 106.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Luna Park' Tel Aviv, 107.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Amman
♥   Water park 'Nachshonit Park' Kibbutz Nachshonim, 93.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Luna Gal' Tiberias, 103.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Meymadion' Tel Aviv, 106.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Yamit 2000 Spark Water Park' Holon, 107.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Shefayim Water Park' Kibbutz Shefayim, 108.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Amphitheater Amman

From the series “Ancient Amphitheaters and Arenas, That Are Still Operational”
Amman's Amphitheater is also associated with the tragic events of 1948, when several thousand Palestinian refugees were hiding in its walls. The ancient amphitheater is incredibly beautiful. It will be interesting to visit it not only within the framework of cultural events, but also as part of an ordinary excursion. Visitors of the arena will have an opportunity to walk along the restored stone staircases, consider the remaining fragments of sculptures and architectural ornaments, and also literally touch history. … Read further

Jericho

From the series “The Oldest Inhabited Cities on the Planet”
In 1930, archeologist John Garstang came to Jericho, and in the mid-20th century, the territory of the city was explored by Kathleen Mary Kenyon. Scientists have done a great job and followed the most important stages of development of the city. They managed to establish that in the Bronze Age Jericho was one of the largest and most prosperous cities in the world. The modern city is in many ways inferior to large metropolises, both in its population and scale; however, its main asset is the rich cultural and historical heritage. Jericho is a huge open-air museum; each element of its infrastructure and its way of life are unique. … Read further

Monastery of George Khozevita

From the series “The Most Inaccessible Buildings in the World”
Later, in the year 480, Saint John Hozevitul came from Egypt to the monastery, which expanded the building considerably and added with the new buildings. Among the valuable religious artefacts that can be seen today are the relics of Saint John Hozevitul, as well as the relics of John's Romanian. The skulls of the martyrs who lived in the monastery at the beginning of the 17th century and were killed by the Persian conquerors are also regarded as an important relic. The monastery also preserves many interesting historical artefacts, so it is worth seeing for all tourists. … Read further

Attractions and entertainment in Jordan

Royal Diving Center, which is located fifteen kilometers to the south of Aqaba, is one of the most popular diving centers in the country. It has its own beach and one of the best diving sites in the country nearby. SeaStar Water Sports in Aqaba is one more popular diving center that is perfectly suitable for beginners. SeaStar also organizes nighttime diving. Aqaba has the best infrastructure for fans of scuba diving. Many clubs offer not only diving sessions but also have cafes, showers, and gear rental offices. In total, there are approximately three dozens of interesting diving sites in the water area of Aqaba. Many of them can be conveniently reached by boat. For snorkeling, tourists do not need to go anywhere as there are gorgeous coral reefs just near the coast. … Open
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City break ideas for neighbours of Amman

Guide to your best city break in Amman - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Amman - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Amman?' disappears immediately.
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