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Step back 2,000 years in time with a visit to the ruins of this imposing amphitheater, which once held 5,000 spectators, and is still used today for theater and entertainment.
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Al-Hashemi St., Amman, Jordan
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All reviews folklore museum downtown amman small museum worth a visit entrance fee nice place to visit old city theatre acoustics site middle odeon roman stage jordan performance costumes
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Reviewed today via mobile

What we like about this theatre is that it is still being used today. Twice a month performances are being held here. The theatre can have approx 6000 people and the acoustics are great.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank WallyHolland
Reviewed yesterday

The history and construction are as worthy as other Roman sites, but the best part was the two small museums in the wings. Both were full of beautiful artifacts, from mosaics to costumes to jewelry, telling about the various groups that have occupied Jordan.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worth half an hour walk if in the city. Located in the heart, accessible from the main road. Incl in Jordan pass

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jr87traveller
Reviewed 2 days ago

Climb to the top level of the Amphitheatre to view the city and make the connection to the Citadel. Good to have a guide to explain details.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CandJ60
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Largest amphitheater in Jordan. Very old and steep! Take care as stone can be slippery. Worth the walk to the top! Cheap ticket entry 2 dinars.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank royc504
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Roman theatre is situated in the middle of old Amman, built into a steep cliff. It seated 5000 and is a superb example of a classic Greek theatre. Beneath are two little gems of museums preserving clothing and artefacts of local life. We'll worth...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tommywelltravelled
Reviewed 4 days ago

Another great historical place in Jordan. Situated in the middle of Amman city. Nice place to visit and morning/evening will be the best time for a visit on a sunny day. Entrance fee is 2 Jordanian Dinar and you need to buy tickets if you...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank serameverywhere
Reviewed 6 days ago

Free to enter if you have the Jordan pass and there are 2 small museums on either side when you enter. There are 3 tiers to the theatre and the steps get quite steep after the first tier with no railings. We came here after...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sammy58593
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you visit Amman certainly you need to vi sdi theatre which is in the middle of old Amman. Even you dont enter the theatre you can take wonderful photos in front of that

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the heart of the old town the Roman Amphitheatre and small museums are a must. 4 Jordanian Dinars entry price.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Yes! There is an actual path down there. It's a LOT of stairs but easier than navigating the crazy streets. If you go to Open Street Maps and zoom in on the Citadel, just past the parking, you'll see a dotted red line... More
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