Learn Arabic Language at the home land of Arabs JORDAN and get the opportunity to discover the historical and cultural sites of Jordan

 

 

 

 

 

 
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan


Jordan  is a  land of peace, beauty and stability

Visitors can explore splendid desert castles, gaze in awe at the haunting wilderness of Wadi Rum or bathe in the restful waters of the Red Sea. For adventure lovers, there is horse riding, rock climbing, canyoning, hiking and 4 by 4 safaris.

 


Amman the capital of Jordan

A fascinating city of contrasts - a unique blend of old and new. The people of Amman are extremely hospitable, well-educated.

Where to go ?

The Citadel

Is the site of ancient Rabbath-Ammon and excavations there have revealed numerous Roman, Byzantine, and early Islamic remains. visitors can see The Ummayyad Palace complex, The Temple of Hercules and the Byzantine Church.

The restored Roman Theatre

Which dates back to the 2nd century AD,built into three sides of the Hillside.

The Roman Forum

A public square, bordered by the theatre and the Odeon.

The Grand Husseini Mosque

Decorated in pink and white stone, it was built by Emir Abdullah in 1924 on the site of a much older mosque from the Ummayyed period.

Jordan Archeological museum

Jordan Folklore Museum

Jordan Museum of Popular Traditions

Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts

The Royal Automobile Museum

 


 

 

 

 

 

Other Sites

Petra                              Jerash

Wadi Rum                      Aqaba                  

Islamic sites                   baptism site

Madaba                          Mt. Nebo

Natural deserves           Ajloun

Dead Sea                       Ma'aen Spa

 


Climate

Jordan hosts a Mediterranean climate ideal for year-round holidays and travel.

Amman is sunny from May to October, with average temperatures around 23o (73 F) . Spring brings optimal weather, while autumn is equally mild and pleasant. Aqaba and Jordan Valley are ideal winter resorts.
 

Time

October- March :

G.M.T +2 hours

April- September:

G.M.T. :+ 3 hours
 

Electricity

The electrical system is based on 220 AC volts, 50  cycles, and while most sockets are of rounded two-prolonged type, three-pin sockets are also common.

 

Currency

The local Currency is Jordanian Dinar (JD). There are 1, 5, 10, 20 and 50 JD notes. The dinar is divided into 100 piasters of 1000 fils.

 

Public Holidays

Banks, businesses, government offices and many shops close all day for public holidays:

New Year's Day : 1st January

King Abudallah II's birthday: 30th January

Labor Day: 1st May

Independence day: 25th May

Christmas Day: 25th December

A number of Islamic holidays which are not fixed according to the lunar calendar:

Eid AlFitr : a 3 days feast marking the end of Ramadan

Eid AlAdha: A 4-day feast marking the end of Hajj

First of Muharram

Eid AlIsra wal Miraj

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