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Amman

Amman, the capital city of Jordan, built on seven hills (Jebel).
The people are so friendly - every encounter they said to me "Welcome to Jordan."



The Roman theatre

Roman theatre

The Roman theatre, cut into the northern side of a hill, located east of downtown. In the wings of the theatre there are two small museums, one of them is the Folklore Museum and the other is the Traditional Jewels & Costumes Museum.



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Temple of Hercules

The Citadel and Temple of Hercules are lies on the northern hill of downtown.

Temple of Hercules

The National Archaeological Museum is next to the Temple of Hercules.


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Jerash

In the days of Alexander the Great (332 BC), the city grew increasing prosperous.
Today it is acknowledge as the best preserved examples of a Roman provincial city.



Forum

Forum

This unique Oval Plaza make your way down the Crado, or "Street of columns"
- stretches for more than 600m to the North Gate- and a journey in time.


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Temple of Artemis



Temple of Artemis

Artemis, daughter of Zeus and sister of Apollo, was the patron goddess of the city.
This is the most impressive building on the site.


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Petra

Petra, the most mystic and glorious national treasures,
is the highlight of a trip of Jordan.
The Siq, narrow 1.2km long gorge hemmed in by 100m cliffs, takes us into Petra.



El Khazneh (The Treasury)

El Khazneh

The urn perched at the top of the monument was believed to hold countless treasures,
gold and jewels, hence this monument is called as "The Treasury".


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Ed Deir (The Monastey)



The largest and beautiful monuments of Petra is the Deir (The Monastey).

Ed Deir

It is reached after a strenuous, but worth going to see.


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