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

The citadel and the umayyed palace Amman 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
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.
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

Sites around Amman from our surveys on extreme Earth places

City of David

From the series “The Surviving Artifacts of Jewish Civilization”
The City of David is remarkable for its unique engineering constructions. That’s an ancient tunnel of Hezekiah that has been dug almost 3 000 years ago. During tours around the historic district, travelers armed with flashlights walk through the tunnel. Despite the fact that excavations in the historic district have been going on for almost 200 years, much of the artifacts are still hidden under a layer of earth. The City of David is very popular among travelers. Every day, it is visited by hundreds of people. There are comfortable hiking trails and viewing platforms, from which you can see ancient sights in all its glory and make spectacular photos. … Read further

Al-Aqsa Mosque

From the series “Top Surviving Artifacts of Muslim Civilization”
Within the walls of the mosque, many believers discover new truths, once in the walls of this mosque the famous scholar Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali wrote his greatest book, Ihya Ulum ad-Din. A number of tragic events are connected with the history of the mosque's existence, one of the last tragedies occurred in 1969. Entered into the mosque, the Australian Zionist committed a fire, which caused a very severe fire, only miraculously relics, which were kept in the mosque, were not harmed. … Read further

Dome of the Rock Mosque

From the series “Top Surviving Artifacts of Muslim Civilization”
Over the years, the mosque has been repeatedly destroyed and restored, the last destruction occurred in 2008 when a strong earthquake happened in Jerusalem. The foundation stone is located in the main hall of the mosque, it is partitioned off by two fences - believers are forbidden to touch this shrine. The mosque building, which visitors can see today, remains practically unchanged since 1035. Visiting the mosque is accessible only for adherents of the Muslim religion, while absolutely everybody can admire this great mosque outside. … 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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Thailand Relaxes Its COVID-19 Policy

New Year events in Thailand are likely to bring more people this year because everyone is tired of lockdowns and craving normal life. Many tourists, who book hotels in Pattaya, Krabi, or Phuket for the holiday season, also want to participate. As champagne has become an essential drink for New Year celebrations, the question regarding alcohol consumption comes to mind. The government allowed serving alcoholic drinks during the New Year countdown but only open-air cafes and restaurants with good ventilation will be permitted to do this until 1 am on 1 January 2022. This rule is nationwide. Read this


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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. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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