Amman

Or Philadelphia as named by the ancient Greeks, or Ammon as mentioned in the Bible - capital of the Ancient Kingdom of Ammonities, enjoys quite a few ancient remains of its own. The city is crowned by the ancient Citadel, the ruins of the Temple of Hercules, and a museum revealing artifacts dating back about 700,000 years.

A colossal Roman amphitheater located in the city center, is a pleasant five minutes walk to the heart of the capital's Souks, or markets, where you will enter another real made up of ancient traditions and new.