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      • Complex No 548
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        Complex No 548, Al Urdon St 548, Amman, Jordan
      • The Children's Museum

        Another most interesting place to visit in Amman is the Children’s Museum. It was launched in the year 2007 and it is a member of the Association of Children’s Museum. The museum is designed where kids can also perform practical activities. It contains a number of areas where both young and adults can perform different activities and know about many things such as the functionality of the human body to rainbows and lasers.

        The Children's Museum The Children Museum Jordan, King Abdullah II St C208, Amman 11831, Jordan
      • The Royal Automobile Museum متحف السيارات الملكي
        In Amman we still have the royal automobile museum which was established in two thousand and three upon king Abdullah’s wishes. It is located next to Al Hussein public parks and it showcases a rare collection of Jordan’s vehicles that range from Hussein bin Ali’s cars that came to Amman in them 1916 to the modern sports cars.

        This museum has the rover that is used in filming of Hollywood’s movie called the Martian which is used in the Jordan’s UNESCO world heritage site wadi Rum as the backdrop of the Martian scenes. This rover was gifted to Jordan in return for the hospitality in which Jordan received the cast crew.

        This royal automobile museum displays more than seventy classic cars and motorbikes which are from the private set of King Hussein. The final display is of suitably dusty rally cars that is a neat rejoinder to the polish and chrome of the rest of the vehicles.
        The Royal Automobile Museum متحف السيارات الملكي Al Madina At Tibbiyya, Amman, Jordan
      • Mecca Mall
        Mecca mall is one of the largest and most modern shopping centers in Amman and Jordan at large. It is located along Mecca Street in close proximity to City Mall.

        The mall is known for being the only mega mall in Jordan. Mecca Mall offers a wide selection of women items.

        A number of top class facilities are available within the mall. These include; miles supermarket, restaurants, cinemas, gymnasium, commercial markets and children’s games.
        Mecca Mall Abdullah ad Dawud, Amman, Jordan
        Nadia Dajani is a must visit jewelry shop in Amman located at the Intercontinental Hotel. At the store you will find a collection of beautiful gemstone bracelets, pearl earrings gold and diamond jewelry among many others.
        NADIA DAJANI JEWELLERY 5, Saeed Abu Jaber St., Amman, Jordan
      • Haya Cultural Center
        Haya Cultural Centre is one of the better cultural centres in Amman. It contains a computer lab with free access to all, a filled library, a playground, museums which are about the environment and science, a performance space featuring numerous plays and a planetarium.

        Haya cultural centre is aimed at making learning more interactive and fun experience. It is a great place for one to visit whether you are young or just young at heart.
        Haya Cultural Center Al Abdali, Amman, Jordan
      • Abdali Mall
        Abdali Mall is a modern shopping center located in Amman, Jordan. The mall is a multi-million project owned by Abdali Mall Company.

        It offers a good range of state of the art facilities including; an entertainment center, nine cinema screens, restaurants, cafes, food courts, more than 106 retail outlets and adequate parking spaces.

        Banking services are also offered at the mall. Abdali Mall is a must-visit place where you can shop for high quality electronic items, beauty products, and footwear, optics and fashion accessories among other items.
        Abdali Mall Suliman Al Nabulsi St, Amman, Jordan
      • King Abdullah I Mosque

        King Abdullah’s Mosque is a major historical religious tourist attraction in Amman. It was built in 1989 by the late king Hussein in the memory of his grandfather. The blue-domed structure has a capacity of up to 3000 worshippers on a single sitting. Its courtyard can hold up to 3000 worshippers at the mosque is a smaller section for women that can accommodate up to five hundred worshippers. The mosque also has a royal enclosure which is generally small sized. The dome capped mosque with an octagonal prayer hall has Quranic inscriptions. Non-Muslim visitors are also allowed into the mosque. The mosque features displays of remains of ancient coins, pottery and stones engravings. Fridays are the best days to visit the mosque especially for first time visitors. When getting into the mosque, women are supposed to cover their heads or hairs. At the entrance, womens’ head scarves are available. Alternatively, women can get abayas at the entrance to cover bare arms or legs.

        King Abdullah I Mosque Amman, Jordan
      • Jobedu
        Jobedu is a beautiful clothing store in Amman where you can shop for designer outfits such as T-shirts, hoodies, sweaters headwear, home items and accessories.
        Jobedu Complex No 5، Al Nayrouz St 5، Jordan، Amman, Jordan
      • Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts

        Jordan National Gallery of fine arts is another interesting site found in Amman. It is small but really an impressive and wonderful place where one can gain an appreciation of contemporary Jordanian pottery, sculpture and painting.

        The temporary exhibitions that are found here are of high quality and they serve as a good introduction to those that are new to the world of Islamic art.

        The Jordan national gallery of fine arts is housed in two buildings that are separated by a small park that hosts very interesting sculpture.

        The first building which is on the Northern side of the park is the one that is smaller and holds temporary exhibitions. The second building which is on the opposite side contains the ticket office, a café on the top floor and the bulk of the collection.

        Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts Hosni Fareez St., Amman, Jordan

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      Graphic showing average weather in Ajloun Castle in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 8.4 124.5 47.1 49
      Feb 9.2 110.4 48.6 43.5
      Mar 11.5 84.7 52.7 33.3
      Apr 15.5 25 59.9 9.8
      May 20 6.9 68 2.7
      Jun 23.2 0 73.8 0
      Jul 24.6 0 76.3 0
      Aug 25.2 0 77.4 0
      Sep 23.3 0 73.9 0
      Oct 20.4 9.8 68.7 3.9
      Nov 15.4 53.4 59.7 21
      Dec 10.4 95.5 50.7 37.6

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        • An amazing view. During the winter, you can enjoy the snow and during the Summer, you can enjoy barbeque outdoors
        • Beautiful view! One of the places you must visit when tour Jordan.
        • Very very good Show you how much the Muslims​ can do
        • One of the more complete castles in Jordan that has plenty of information to read, some artifacts to look at in exhibition cases in one of the rooms and fantastic views over the valley below from the top of the ramparts.
        • Nice example of an Arab castle. Very nice views of the surrounding area.


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        • Captivating
          Ajloun Castle or Qala'at Al-rabad is the major ancient monument within the Ajlun region. It towers above the green hills and can be seen from many miles away. The Castle is 73 km north of Amman, and a short journey northwest from Jerash.
          it was built between 1184 and 1188 by one of Saladin’s generals (and nephew), ‘Izz ad-Din Usama bin Munqidh. The castle commands views of the Jordan Valley and three wadis leading into it, and it's surrounded by a moat averaging 16 m in width and up to 15 m deep for protection.

          From the top of the castle, you can enjoy panoramic views of the Jordan Valley and the highlands of north Jordan, and it's breath taking. if you are going to visit Jordan you can't miss Ajloun Castle.

          inside one of the halls of the Ajlun castle in 1993 was established Archaeological Museum ,containing pots, snatches of mosaic and some intriguing medieval hand grenades from different periods like:-
          1- The pre-pottery Neolithic A (8300-7300 BC): various flint tools including microliths, worked bone including needles and borers, and basalt objects. These finds came from the 1991 excavations at ‘Iraq ad-Dubb to the northeast of Ajlun.
          2- The Early Bronze Age (2300-1900 BC): pottery vessels from salvage excavation at various sites in the district.
          3- The Byzantine period: pottery vessels from the excavation of the Khirbet Mahrama cemetery.
          4- The Islamic periods (Ayyubid-Mameluk): a collection of pottery vessels, lamps and sugar pots, copper and bronze tools and grinding stones, in addition to several Arabic inscription found in the Ajlun Castle.

          The visitors centre and ticket office is about 500 m downhill from the castle entrance. and you can find there souvenirs shop too.
          Admission to the site costs 3 JD (4.22 USD) which includes the Archaeological Museum.

          Ajloun Castle is visited in half-day trip, but I recommend to go a full day trip, to go to Jerash ruins since it's nearby to the Ajloun Castle.
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