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Duke of Mukhyber's Residence

King Faisal Street, Amman, Jordan
+962 6 477 5804
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Popped in as we walked past and wasn't really sure what they were trying to get across. Few cool... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HelenMariaA
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London, United Kingdom
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FIRST OLD HOTEL IN AMMAN

This building used to be the first hotel of Amman, when Trans-Jordan was established, in 1923. 15... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
KARIMBAWAB
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Amman, Jordan
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good16%
  • Average36%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
24 Dec 2016
“Its okay”
1 week ago
“Not sure ”
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King Faisal Street, Amman, Jordan
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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

Thank KARIMBAWAB
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.

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

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

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!

Thank nolanfamily17
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Other than the fact that's one of the oldest building in downtown , there is nothing special about it. You have to climb 28 steps ( many of them broken , so mind your steps!!!) . The flat has nothing special: ordinary furniture, old pictures...More

Thank Mihaela11
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Having been told should not miss this time capsual I found it difficult to locate and frankly disappointing when I did , it was unloved and whilst there were a few interesting artefacts they were not really displayed , more a voyage of discovery ,...More

1  Thank Lionel W
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Fairly easy to find and worth a quick visit. The Duke is really friendly. Gives you an insight into the Amman of 50-60 years ago.

1  Thank Fencerjohn
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Nice slice of a time gone by. Great to see that little has been touched by time. It is like a time capsule on the Duke's period in Amman

1  Thank Derry-EI
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