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6,000 seat second-century Roman theatre. It dates back to the Roman period when the city was known as Philadelphia.

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Roman Nymphaeum Amman

Roman Nymphaeum Amman

0.34km from Roman Theatre

Roman Nymphaeum Amman is a partially preserved Roman public fountain believed to have contained a 600 square meters pool which was three meters deep. The nymphaeum was built in the 2nd century CE and it was continuously refilled with water.

Amman Citadel

Amman Citadel

0.47km from Roman Theatre

L-shaped hill with a long history of occupation by many great civilizations- Assyrians, Babylonians, the Ptolemies, the Seleucids, Romans, Byzantines, and the Umayyads. The hill became the capital of the Kingdom of Ammon sometime after 1200 BC. The major buildings at the site are the Temple of Hercules, a Byzantine church, and the Umayyad Palace.

The Jordan Museum

The Jordan Museum

1.41km from Roman Theatre

Largest museum in Jordan hosting the country's most important archaeological findings. The museum presents artifacts from various prehistoric archaeological sites in Jordan, including the 7500 BC Ain Ghazal statues which are regarded as one of the oldest human statues ever made by human civilization.

The Martyrs Museum

The Martyrs Museum

4.97km from Roman Theatre

War museum showcasing a rare collection of Jordan's military weapons, clothing and vehicles. It also serves as a memorial to the martyrs who gave their lives in the service of Jordan as early as 1915, starting with the Great Arab Revolution which was led by King Hussein bin Ali.

Royal Tank Museum

Royal Tank Museum

4.97km from Roman Theatre

20,000 sq. m of exhibition space divided into thirteen halls showcasing hundreds of light and heavy military items placed in their historic chronological order. It features around 110 tanks, many of which are historical and were used in Jordan's past wars and battles.

The Royal Automobile Museum متحف السيارات الملكي

The museum showcases a rare collection of Jordan's vehicles ranging from Hussein bin Ali's cars that came to Amman in 1916 to modern sports cars.

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Amman Governorate

Amman Governorate

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The land covered by the Amman Governorate has been inhabited since the prehistoric age, ruins of civilizations as early as 7250 BC have been discovered in the area. Capital of Jordan- Amman is located in this province.

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Nele Lenze

Nele Lenze

2018-02-24

Super cool! In the middle of the city. Sometimes they have concerts at the theater too.
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