Amman City Tour and Salt from Amman
Starting with the tour of Jordan's capital. Amman, mentioned in the Bible as Rabbath Ammon, is a bustling modern city. The historical places are located in downtown, where we visit the Citadel with remains from the Roman to the early Islamic period.
Then we have a round in the Archaeological Museum. Visit the Roman Theatre from 2nd century with 6000 seats and time to stroll through, one of the oldest parts of Amman Jabal Amman.
Drive 45 minutes to the town Salt. Here you walk along Hammam Street to see the highlights of the 19th century architecture of this period, houses with long-arched windows in picturesque narrow streets.
Well known is the Abu Jaber mansion, built between 1892 and 1906, reputed to be the finest example of a 19th century merchant house in the region. The building houses now the Historic Old Salt Museum recounting the golden age of Salt, lasting from the end of the 19th century until the thirties of the 20th century.
Then return you to your Amman hotel or residence.
our driver will meet you in the morning at the hotel lobby or your residence, then drives you to downtown. Here you visit the Citadel Hill with the remains of the Temple of Hercules, the Umayyad Palace and the small Archaeological Museum. You will view the Roman Theatre and if you have time you will stroll in Jabal Amman. From here we drive to the town of Salt, the only site to see Ottoman architecture in Jordan.