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Ahl al-Kahf Street | Abu Alanda, Amman, Jordan
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

In Quran & Bible there is mentioned of this place and history for the same. There is nice masjid beside this Kahf (Cave). Drinking water & toilet facilities are there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rupawala
Reviewed 14 October 2018

A great place to visit for those with interest in religious history. I took Uber from my Amman hotel. Do carry your scarf with you, and be ready to wear the long gown they give women at the entrance, as it is a religious site....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Raamis
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I got a taxi from Amman city and it was just a 10 minutes drive. Its really a nice place and the story is amazing. The person in the place explain the story in Arabic, but I can not understand so I got translate from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank darshanaBR
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The site it self is a part off King Abdullah II Institute for the Preparation and Rehabilitation of Imams and Preachers. Nice place as a part of the Eastern desert castles tour. The site closes at prayers time. Opening hours 8 AM - 4 PM...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank myjordaniandriver
Reviewed 29 August 2018

grabbed an Uber to go there, were expecting the site to be well developed for tourists, the place has a lot of potential. Assign 1 to 2 hours only for the place since it is in a small area, read about the place before you...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank AsifD
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Enjoyed the visit with kids and teach them about the story of Al kahaf. The Imam of the masjid came and gave a small history lesson which helped a lot.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank drmmalik
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Nice site to visit. Good for family and children to see firsthand the site where the story of Ahlu Alkhaf took place. The cave itself is closed after 6 PM. The drive is 30 minutes to the site from downtown Amman. It goes through an...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ahmad N
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Have been there since I was in Amman Great feeling and nice story of the guys who were sleeping there for 300+ days in that place

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 859essaa
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We read about this place as listed in quran and bible. There were signs along the hwy to the cave of seven sleepers. We got there and parked along the street. As soon as we entered we realized it was located alongside a mosque. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank archlav
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I have recently able to visit the Cave of Seven Sleepers during my visit to Amman, Jordan. It is located within the city of Amman. The place is accessible by using Uber or Kareem. The place is very well maintained like many other historical sites...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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15 June 2016|
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Response from Ahmed M | Reviewed this property |
Just ask any taxi driver - they'll know where it is
Ashar I
11 February 2015|
Response from 106syedf | Reviewed this property |
No charges for entry. Visitors enter the cave in batches. These batches are entertained by a local person who gives a detailed briefing on the historical background. This is free as well.