Amman, the capital of Jordan, is a modern city with numerous ancient ruins. Atop Jabal al-Qala’a hill, the historic Citadel includes the pillars of the Roman Temple of Hercules and the 8th-century Umayyad Palace complex, known for its grand dome. Built into a different downtown hillside, the Roman Theater is a 6,000-capacity, 2nd-century stone amphitheater offering occasional events.
Climate in Amman
Spring Season: (from March to May)
Summer season: (from June to August)
Autumn Season: (September to October)
Winter Season: (November till February)
General Information about Amman
Currency: Jordanian Dinar
Spoken language: Arabic, English
Time difference between Oman and Jordan: +2. 00 hours
Best time to visit:
For cooler temperatures in the high teens, the best time to visit Jordan is March-May. Amman reaches a comfortable 32°C between June and September, while nights can drop below freezing from December to February. The beaches of Aqaba and the salty Dead Sea touch 40°C in July.
Information about Flights to Amman
Flight option: Oman Air, Fly Dubai, Emirates, Qatar Airways
Approximate flying hours: 4 hours
Number of flights
Oman Air (4 Flight in a week ) Non-Stop
Fly Dubai (05 Flights a week) Via Dubai
Emirates (2 flights daily), Via Dubai
Qatar Airways (2 flights Daily)| Via Doha.
Interesting facts about Amman
- OLIVE TREE PARADISE
THE MOST COMMON TREE HERE IS THE OLIVE TREE. THERE ARE OLIVE TREES EVERYWHERE!
FROM A FAMOUS ONE PLANTED BY JOHN PAUL II AS A SIGN OF PEACE ON THE MOUNT NEBO TO ‘NORMAL’ ONES GROWING ALL OVER THE NORTH IN JERASH AND UMM QAIS.
- LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
JORDAN IS THE COUNTRY OF LAWRENCE OF ARABIA. THIS BRITISH ARMY OFFICE BASED HIMSELF MAINLY IN WADI RUM, AN AREA OF A SPECTACULAR ROCK AND DESERT FORMATIONS.
HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY WAS NAMED AFTER ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ROCK FORMATIONS IN WADI RUM – THE SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM.
-PETRA IS KNOWN AS ONE OF THE NEW SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD
- DEAD SEA IS THE ONLY SEA WHERE NO CREATURES LIVES IN IT.
Visa regulation to Amman
-Omanis: visa on arrival
-Other nationality: https://jordan.visahq.com/