Jordan - Amman (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Amman chapter from Lonely Planet’s Jordan guidebook.

As Middle Eastern cities go, Amman is a relative youth, and though it lacks the storied history and thrilling architectural tapestry of other regional capitals, there’s plenty here to encourage you to linger awhile before making for Petra, the Dead Sea or Wadi Rum. In fact, Amman is one of the easiest cities in which to enjoy the Middle East experience.

  • learn to cook like a local with a class at Beit Sitti
  • maps
  • see an exhibition at Dara al-Funun and sip tea amid the Byzantine ruins
  • transport
  • explore the breadth of Jordanian history at the superb Jordan Museum
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: History, Dangers & Annoyances, Sights, Activities, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shop-ping, Getting There & Away, Getting Around, Around Amman, Wadi as-Seer & Iraq al-Amir, Cave of Seven Sleepers (Ahl al-Kahf) and Fuheis.

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