The locals are very hospitable and are always eager to help visitors. When communicating with the locals, travellers should definitely follow all the rules of the local etiquette. Shaking hands is a traditional form of greeting of men. You must use your right hand only for handshaking. Before you start a serious conversation, make sure you ask about the health of family members and children. Do not ask about wives – the local men do not talk about them as this is not accepted.
Amman taxis are one of the cheapest in the country, so you can easily use them to move around the city. If you want to make a trip to the city’s suburbs, it is better to use the services of the special buses – their rates are much more advantageous than in the usual taxi.
Amman suburbs are the location of a huge number of attractions located. It will take you no more than two to three hours to get to them from the city center. Every day tourists can participate in specially organized bus tours to the best attractions in the city’s suburbs.
The majority of public institutions, shops and museums are closed on Fridays. This day is considered a weekend day in the country. The local people, who belong to Christianity, can rest on Sundays.