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    Another interesting place to visit in Amman is Darat Al Funun.

    This is the home to arts and artists in the Arab world. 

    There are organized talks, film screenings, hosts performances and concerts, exhibitions, publishes books and catalogues and offers PHD fellowship.

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      • Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts
        1.53 Km from The Khalid Shoman Foundation - Darat al Funun
        The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts is a major contemporary art museum located in Amman, Jordan. The Official inauguration of the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts (JNGFA) was held under the patronage of His Majesty the late King Hussein and Her Majesty Queen Noor Al Hussein and was Established in 1980 by the Royal Society of Fine Arts, the museum's permanent collection " comprises over 2000 works including paintings, prints, sculptures, prints, sculptures, photographs, installation...

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      • Al-Balad Theatre مسرح البلد
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        Al-Balad Theatre مسرح البلد Jabal Amman, Amman, Jordan
      • Dar Al-Anda Art Gallery
        Dar Al-Anda Art and Gallery is one of the prominent and notable cultural centers in Amman. It’s located on Al Azwar Street with a good collection of art.
        Dar Al-Anda Art Gallery 3 Derar Ben Al Azwar Street، Amman, Jordan
      • Zahran
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        Zahran, Amman, Jordan
      • The Duke's Diwan

        In Amman you will find the Duke’s Diwan which is a historic townhouse. It was built in the nineteen twenty four and has served as a post office, ministry of finance and a hotel. Today this house has been set with new era furniture by a famous Jordanian who is the prince of Mukhaybeh town. 

        Duke's Diwans is one of the best places to visit in Amman. It is a well preserved ancient structure that has remained unchanged even with modernization taking over major buildings in the city. The interiors and exteriors of this building are enchanting, and the surroundings as well.

        This house retains its original doors and windows that are from the early nineteen ninety’s and the furniture remains untouched leaving the visitors wondering how many historical figures ever walked on the same rooms.

        This Duke’s Diwan house will forever remain to be the paint of magical picture of a customary Levantine house. The house remains to be open daily after all in Arabic Diwan means “The guest’s place.”

        The Duke's Diwan King Faisal Street, Amman, Jordan
      • Souk Jara سوق جارا
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        Souk Jara سوق جارا Fawzi Al-Maalouf St., Amman, Jordan
      • Habibah Sweets
        It is a vegetarian friendly restaurant located in Marwan Madi Complex, Al Hazar Street, Amman.

        The restaurant is popular for offering delicious traditional sweets such as Konafa Baklawa, ice creams and cakes among many others.
        Habibah Sweets Marwan Madi Complex, Al Hazar St 2, Amman, Jordan
      • Jordan Archaeological Museum
        It is a small museum located in the Amman Citadel. At the site, you will find numerous antiquities from all over Amman and the country Jordan. The museum used to house pieces of Dead Sea scroll but now they are being moved to the new National Museum of Jordan.
        Jordan Archaeological Museum Museum St, Amman, Jordan
      • Umayyad Monumental Gateway

        The palace is believed to have been constructed between 724 an 743 AD during the reign of Umayyad Caliph Hisham.

        The temple is located on the northern side of the upper section of Jabal Al- Qal’a. It served as the governors’ residence and administrative centre.

        The place has unique architectural design and plan and has three main sections:

        • An audience hall- it is well decorated with geometrical patterns that portray Persian style. The hall is well preserved with several renovations being made. In 1998 it was roofed with a dome. Its dimensions are 24X26m. It served as an entrance to the Palace complex. The hall is a popular archaeological site in Jordan and the most significant part of the remains of the palace. It is shaped in a Greek cross plan.
        • The second section is the central part of the palace which comprises of ruins of nine independent buildings.
        • The last section is an open ground with a large water cistern with a diameter of 17.5m and a depth of 5m. The cistern was used to supply water to the latrines and other buildings within the palace.
        Umayyad Monumental Gateway Al Madinah, Amman, Jordan
      • Temple of Hercules
        It was built between 162 and 166 AD. According to an inscription, the temple was constructed during the reign of Germinius Marcianus between AD 162 and 166, when he was the governor of the province of Arabia.

        At the site you will find the remains of a statue, a hand carved from stones that is similar to the hand of Hercules.

        The remains consist of an elbow and three fingers. It is estimated that the statue was more than 12 meters tall.

        The statue is believed to be destroyed by an earthquake.
        Temple of Hercules Museum St, Amman, Jordan
      • Souk Jara

        Along the Rainbow street you will come across a popular market called Souk Jara. The market is a well known tourist attraction that offers a wide range of locally produced goods. Some of the items sold in the market include handicrafts, antiques, and soaps among many other products.

        Souk Jara Rainbow St., Amman, Jordan

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      Graphic showing average weather in The Khalid Shoman Foundation - Darat al Funun in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 8.1 83.4 46.6 32.8
      Feb 9.1 78.7 48.4 31
      Mar 12.2 63.5 54 25
      Apr 15.9 17.2 60.6 6.8
      May 20.4 5.6 68.7 2.2
      Jun 23 0 73.4 0
      Jul 24.6 0 76.3 0
      Aug 24.8 0 76.6 0
      Sep 22.8 0 73 0
      Oct 20 3.6 68 1.4
      Nov 14.8 40.9 58.6 16.1
      Dec 9.7 68.9 49.5 27.1

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        • Going down hill, after visiting the gallery of fine arts just found this amazing contemporary place, full of nice varied spaces, with sculptures, some historic ruins, a library and an exhbition - "The pomegranate and the sleeping ghoul" . The view is also amazing and it allowed me to rest and to be isolated of the chaos of Amman. Love it!
        • Cafe has very nice drinks. View is beautiful and the sitting area is so beautiful and nice. Great environment to hang out and relax or study or do some work.
        • Also in the Creative Trail of the neighborhood of Jebel al-Weibdeh in Amman lies Darat al-Funun. Founded in 1993 it houses three traditional buildings of the 1920s, alongside the archaeological remains of a six-century Byzantine church built over a Roman shrine. The main three-floored building of the complex served until 1938 as the official residence of the British Commander of the Arab Legion, Colonel F. G. Peake, and afterwards as a club for the British Officers until 1956. Darat al Funun is a venue for Jordanian artists, poets and musicians as well as those from the Arab world at large. You can drink Turkish coffee on the tables around the fountain in its courtyard.
        • Peaceful place. Good for reading, studying, and reflection.
        • This is a cultural Foundation..non helps it's customers for free...There are rests roman.bizantyine monumental church in the place there are many cultural and musical shows..see the website


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