"Steep Hilly Streets of Amman" Top 5 Page for this destination Amman Warnings Or Dangers Tip by MM212

Amman Warnings and Dangers: 17 reviews and 12 photos

  Steep street in Amman
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  • Steep street in Amman - Amman
      Steep street in Amman
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  • The hills of Amman - Amman
      The hills of Amman
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Because Amman was built on seven hills, most streets are very steep. As a result it is not a very walkable city, except if one remains downtown at the bottom of the valley, or if one is walking downhill! Therefore, taking taxis is a must and fortunately, there are plenty of them. Attached is a photo of a typical steep street in Amman.

It is also hard to find ones' way -- due to those steep hills, most roads have to zigzag their way up to reach the top of the hills. Amman's streets are, therefore, as confusing as a bowl of spaghetti with seven heaps.

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  • Updated Sep 18, 2008
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