City of amman
Amman, the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom. It is the area’s political, cultural and commercial center and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world
Presenting the history and cultural heritage of Jordan in a series of beautifully designed galleries, The Jordan Museum serves as a comprehensive national center for learning and knowledge that reflects Jordan’s history and culture, and presents in an engaging yet educational way the Kingdom’s historic, antique and heritage property as part of the ongoing story of Jordan’s past, present, and future
About the City
Known also as the ancient city of Philadelphia, Amman is now one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.
In the commercial heart of the city, ultra-modern buildings, hotels, smart restaurants, art galleries and boutiques rub shoulders comfortably with traditional coffee shops and tiny artisans’ workshops. Everywhere there is evidence of the city’s much older past