The ancient capital of Jordan is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the World. Amman has a contrasting, yet a fascinating blend of historic and modern architecture and feel. The heart of this city is its Downtown; cramped valleys between towering hills shelter comparatively few obvious sights Rather, Downtown is the spiritual and physical heart of the city. In the midst of it is the Abdali, which most strongly resembles the stereotype of a Middle Eastern city.The revitalizing and uplift of this area offers a synchronized location where someone can shop, relax, dine, stay and socialize.
Towering above the capital city of Amman on a hill is the Amman Citadel. This historic site comprises a 1700 meter wall that dates back to the Bronze Age, the iconic Temple of Hercules, and the Umayyad Palace. With so many significant landmarks located one site, the Amman Citadel is arguably one of the best places to visit in Amman.
The Roman Theatre in Amman was originally built between 138 and 161 CE, during the reign of the Roman Emperor, Antonius Pius. Antonius Pius is believed to have been one of the better Emperors in Roman history, and his wife Faustina is remembered for her lifelong dedication to helping the poor. Antonius was also one of the most peaceful Emperors in Roman history, as he himself was never directly involved in any wars.Antonius favored things like philosophy, science and the fine arts, and as a result, he had many complexes built, including theatres like the Roman Theatre in Amman.
Rainbow Street invites visitors and locals to do something that’s not always easy or possible in Jordan’s crowded capital: walk! As a city built on hills, plagued by traffic and dotted with sporadic sidewalks that are often obstructed by planted trees or parked cars, Amman is not terribly pedestrian-friendly. But Rainbow Street – the nearly flat stretch of street starting at First Circle – is lined with a huge number of places to dine, drink, shop and people-watch.
The Al Balad is the oldest Downtown area of the capital of Jordan, Amman. This part of the city is one of the most interesting ones to meet the Jordanians and speak with them. The area is full of stores, artisanal products, merchandise, coffee shops or restaurants. The historical part of the city is also where you breathe the history and movement in Amman. A corner of the friendly city that allows you to enjoy a walk and discover a little more about the traditions and culture of the locals.
Strategically situated at the heart of Abdali, the new downtown of Amman, The Boulevard is a mixed-use complex that consists of a 370-meter-long and a 21-meter-wide outdoor pedestrian Spine, bordered by 12 buildings. These buildings offer unique premium retail outlets, high street cafes and restaurants, avant-garde office spaces, luxurious Arjaan by Rotana hotel serviced apartments and exclusive rooftop lounges. The Boulevard will compliment Abdali's vision in redefining modern living in the Jordanian capital by blending business, pleasure and contemporary urban lifestyles in one prestigious address, enhancing the capital's touristic and economic offering.