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Warm welcome

It is an "old fashoned" apartment at 1st floor in downtown. Nice windows. Warm welcome. Just... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
norbi s
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Free visit interesting place to stop

This place used to be a post office. We stopped by just to check it out as a point of interest. It... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

It is an "old fashoned" apartment at 1st floor in downtown. Nice windows. Warm welcome. Just rimember that if you accept their "warm" offer of a cup of tea, you will be asked to pay it 2 JOD when you leave...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank norbi s
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We decided to take a look at the Duke’s Diwan and had a most pleasant experience. While looking around at all the different rooms, we were approached by a very nice man who introduced himself at the Duke of Mukheibeh. A very gracious and kind...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kerry F
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

This place used to be a post office. We stopped by just to check it out as a point of interest. It has stairs that are preserved as part of the original staircase. Inside is a man who is there to take care of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank archlav
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit if you’re passing by but otherwise isn’t worth a detour. It’s the oldest townhouse in Amman. Lastly bought by a rich jordanian businessman who decided to restore it as he saw the history behind it. It’s free to enter. As long as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Audrey2013_13
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Popped in as we walked past and wasn't really sure what they were trying to get across. Few cool old things around but otherwise lacked commentary.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank HelenMariaA
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This building used to be the first hotel of Amman, when Trans-Jordan was established, in 1923. 15 years ago, Mr. Mamdouh Bisharat, known as the Duke of Mukheibeh, bought it and transformed it into an art and cultural centre. If you will visit it, Mr....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The signage stated oldest townhouse and the first Post Office of Amman. It has news articles on Mamdouh Bisharat and paintings.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank G L
Reviewed 21 November 2016

A wonderful place in Amman downtown, nice to be visited by any visitor interested in culture, civilization, art, and literature

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank AliFayyad
Reviewed 1 July 2016

To start, no Duke lived in this building. A rich local bought it and decided to turn it into a museum. It has odd opening hours - sometimes it opens in the mornings; other times at night, depending on staff availability, I was told. When...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Pepe S
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Worth a visit when you are Downtown as it is so unexpected! It's also then worth going around the corner for a slice of knafeh - the long queue is testament to its quality!

Date of experience: January 2016
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