Citadel Hill

Local nameتل القلعة
LocationMan, Jordan

The Amman Citadel is a historical site at the center of downtown Amman, the capital of Jordan. The L-shaped hill is one of the seven hills that originally made up Amman.

Evidence of occupation since the pottery Neolithic period has been found and the hill was fortified during the Bronze Age. The hill became the capital of the Kingdom of Ammon sometime after 1200 BC. It was later occupied by various empires that of the Assyrians, Babylonians, the Ptolemies, the Seleucids, Romans, Byzantines and the Umayyads.

Tags RuinsArchaeological SiteHistorical
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amman_Citadel

More information http://www.art-and-archaeology.com/jordan/amman/citadel.html

Address K. Ali Ben Al-Hussein St. 146, Amman, Jordan

Coordinates 31°57'16.965" N 35°56'4.281" E

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