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Step back 2,000 years in time with a visit to the ruins of this imposing amphitheater, which once held 5,000 spectators, and is still used today for theater and entertainment.
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Al-Hashemi St., Amman, Jordan
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All reviews folklore museum downtown amman small museum worth a visit entrance fee old city nice place to visit theatre acoustics site middle odeon stage jordan performance costumes structure
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For me the amphitheater at jaresh is a much better, guess I was a little spoilt. However with the Jordan pass you have effectively paid for entry already, so worth a look around

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Canarytraveller72
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was only a moderate walk from our hotel in central Amman. Well worth the effort to see another well preserved example of Roman architecture.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Douglas C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having visited many Roman Amphitheatres, we were impressed with this one located at Hashemite Plaza. It is very well preserved and the entrance is very cheap at just 2 JD. There is also a museum attached to it, albeit a small one. Definitely worth a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank asadmir
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an amazing 2000 year old amphitheater in the middle of a very large city. The remains of this amphitheater are intact enough to convey the amazing structure this was when it was a part of the city life.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 0000aabbcc
Reviewed 3 days ago

This ruin is great, you can climb all over it and explore. Much of it has (unfortunately) been restored as they do use it for events, but it certainly gives you the feel of the original. It was a wonderful view from our hotel room...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joanne T
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an old roman amphitheater but if you been to Rome then this might feel a bit okish. Probably not worth paying an entry fee. Although I would recommend viewing it from top of the Amman Citradel. it looks amazing both in the day...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank shmldhar
Reviewed 5 days ago

I liked the place. Nice tourism place to show history of Jordan. good place for families and kids. A Landmark of Jordan tourists place and a must to visit attraction.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank amalabdouli
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Largest Roman ruins outside of Italy. Very impressive. Our guide was quite knowledgeable and spoke excellent English. Our trip organizer was Ola Faria, who was excellent.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank douglasfinney3
Reviewed 6 days ago

Once you’ve seen one amphitheater you’ve seen them all really, it is a good example but looking around is a 5 minute job.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sandietrips
Reviewed 6 days ago

This huge amphitheatre is right in the middle of the downtown but is not visible so easily till you actually visit here. The Amphitheatre is huge with 2 museums in the basement. They do have some entry fee but we had Jordan Pass & that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Hafizatul H
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Response from Sabera K | Reviewed this property |
just search jordan pass - the first link you get is jordanpass.jo which is a ministry website and you can buy your online jordan pass here. There are 3 typs - 70 jd/75 jd and 80 jd. the only difference being 1/2/3 day visit... More
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2JD per person
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Response from jfultz81 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! There is an actual path down there. It's a LOT of stairs but easier than navigating the crazy streets. If you go to Open Street Maps and zoom in on the Citadel, just past the parking, you'll see a dotted red line... More
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