If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind cultural experience in one of the Middle East's most vibrant cities, look no further than Amman, the capital and largest city in Jordan. A modern metropolis that was built alongside ancient ruins, Amman is truly a sight to behold. You'll find attractions, museums, and markets galore in Amman; it's sure to delight and amaze you or any member of the group. Take a flight to Amman to stroll around "The City of Stairs" as you create new vacation memories.
While you're on your adventure in Amman, be sure to explore the city's many cultural institutions. See a quintessential example of modern Jordanian architecture at Mango House; afterward, you can learn more about the Fertile Crescent and Jordan's ancient past at the Jordan Archaeological Museum. For something a little more modern, stop by the Royal Automobile Museum, and see King Hussein's astounding collection. If you need to take a break from the desert heat, take a breather in one of the exquisite Amman hotels you'll find nearby.
For the finest food in all of Amman, you only need to head toward Queen Noor Street. You'll find Mediterranean, Chinese, and American fare, but make sure you try some of the exquisite Lebanese food while you're here. The kebbeh nayyeh—raw minced lamb or beef—is especially delicious. Looking for a fun night out? You're in luck! Amman's nightlife is newly booming; go to Abdun for the best shisha lounges and music bars in the city. When you're ready for some shut-eye, you can rest easy at any one of the great hotels in Amman close by.
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