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Curated Local Guide to Jordan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด

 

Curated guide for places in and around Amman

โ€œAmman is the capital and largest city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. It forms a great base for exploring the Country. Anything can be found in Amman if one asks.โ€

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Curated places to see

๐Ÿš—  Royal Automobile Museum โ€” Kings car museum featuring rare and antique cars for display 
Amphitheatre โ€” Roman amphitheater located within downtown Amman with powerful sound acoustics and a museum
Jerash โ€” Ancient Roman city featuring temples of Artemis, Zeus and an amphitheater with live gladiator shows
Bethany Beyond the Jordan โ€” Baptism point of Jesus Christ located at the border between Israel and Jordan 
๐ŸŽจ MMAG Art Foundation โ€” Art gallery featuring out of the box exhibits in a setting filled with multiple rooftops and floors


Unique restaurants

Um Khalil โ€” Famous Lebanese restaurant located in Jerash serving top quality food 
Shishwarma โ€” Cosy schwarma restaurant serving quality food to eat in and take away 
๐Ÿ• Pizza lovers โ€” Takeaway pizza place in Sweifeih known for its chicken Alfredo pizzas and buffalo wings 
Al Khal โ€” No frills restaurant serving local Arabic dishes like Fatoush, Hummus and Gilayat Bandora
๐Ÿ— Popeyes โ€” American fast food restaurant place serving chicken strips, wings, mashed potato and buffalo sauce 
Buffalos โ€” Sports pub offering a wide range of chicken wing flavours
Shams el Balad โ€” Popular restaurant serving organic meat-free dishes combining a healthy and local lifestyle
๐Ÿฐ Rawan Cake โ€” Famous cake shop offering a wide range of sweets, cakes to order and ice creams
Brisket โ€” BBQ restaurant serving quality burgers with a nice ambience and service
Uncle Osaka โ€” Japanese cheesecake store serving a delicious cakes with a cozy atmosphere
Rumi Cafe โ€” Hipster cafe and bakery serving the perfect cup of Arabic tea and coffee 
Gerard Ice Cream โ€” Top ice cream parlour serving delicious flavours along with slushies and crepesโ€จ
Primal Restaurant โ€” Exquisite restaurant serving healthy food varieties and freshly pressed vegetable juices


Shopping and gift guide

๐Ÿ‘• Jobedu โ€” Alternative clothing and lifestyle store thatโ€™s a perfect spot for an arabic souvenir 
Mlabbas โ€” Fashion store offering clothing and lifestyle accessories at attractive prices 
Fanillah (FNL) โ€” Store on rainbow street offering T-shirtโ€™s and hoodies for youth fashion