Amman, Jordan
The perfect 3 days itinerary

Amman, the capital city of Jordan, is a fascinating city of contrasts – a unique blend of old and new, ideally situated on a hilly area between the desert and the fertile Jordan Valley. The city is rich in historical sites, with a heritage dating back to the ancient times. From the modern neighborhoods to the ancient Roman ruins, Amman is a city that seamlessly blends tradition and modernity.

What to do in Amman?

This 3 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Amman. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Exploring the Ancient and Modern Amman


Start your day with a visit to the Amman Citadel, an ancient hilltop ruin with artifacts dating back to the Bronze Age. Don't miss the Temple of Hercules and the Umayyad Palace.


Head to the Roman Theater, a 2nd-century amphitheater that offers a glimpse into the city's Roman past. Afterward, visit the Jordan Museum, which houses a comprehensive collection of artifacts that tell the story of Jordan's history and culture.


Stroll around Rainbow Street, a vibrant area filled with cafes, shops, and art galleries. Enjoy a traditional Jordanian meal at one of the local restaurants.

Day 2: A Day of Culture and Cuisine


Visit the King Abdullah Mosque, a beautiful blue-domed mosque that is open to non-Muslim visitors. Take a guided tour to learn about Islamic culture and traditions.


Explore the bustling Amman Downtown Market, where you can sample local foods, shop for souvenirs, and experience the local culture. Don't miss the chance to try falafel, hummus, and mansaf, a traditional Jordanian dish.


Head to the Abdali Boulevard, a modern part of the city with a range of shopping and dining options. Enjoy a meal at one of the rooftop restaurants, offering stunning views of the city.

Day 3: A Day Trip to the Dead Sea

Morning and Afternoon

Take a day trip to the Dead Sea, located about an hour's drive from Amman. The Dead Sea is famous for its therapeutic mud and extremely salty water, in which you can float effortlessly. Enjoy a mud bath and a swim, and relax by the beach.


Return to Amman and spend your last evening at the Darat al Funun, a home for the arts and artists from the Arab world. Explore the art exhibitions, attend a workshop or a lecture, or simply enjoy the serene atmosphere of the place.

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