Free Walking Tour Amman: History ,Culture & Food

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish, French
Guru: Mujallie
Quality Verified Registered on December 12, 2020

Hi, I'm Mujalli, the local Ammani tour guide behind Free Walking Tour Amman. I studied history and nursing, and I have a passion for culture, politics and religion. It was when I showed my friends from Jordan that I discovered my love and aptitude for offering tours and after their positive feedback I decided to start offering professional tours. It is a job that gives me great satisfaction. Being able to inspire people and expand their knowledge while building bridges between cultures throughout my storytelling is extremely rewarding. My job is to make sure people have the best experience while exploring this country, either during or after my tour. My work life spans many different industries, which definitely suits me as a tour guide. I am able to offer travelers a unique and often unseen glimpse into what life is really like here while we have fun and discuss the history and politics of the region.

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

We should meet at Amman Pasha Hotel near the Roman Amphitheatre, and there I'll be a young looking guy, mostly wearing or carrying a moto helmet.

Then we go up to the roof of the hotel of Amman Pasha to see the distinctive view of old Amman to introduce each other, I will then introduce the ancient and modern history of Amman, the interesting stories of the culture and the region, and the recent and ancient events that helped shaping it.
depending on your level of interest this summary can be anywhere between few minutes and a bit close to an hour.
I  give the tour objectively and without any barriers and from objective, historic and scientific points of view. No Filters.

Then the tour begins by walking in the oldest main street in Amman, passing by the Roman Bath house, before we pass through the oldest vegetable and food market in Amman to talk about it and try some of the beautiful treats it has inside.
You're free to stop to buy anything that you like during the walk. So bring some change and your bagsJ.

We will continue through the maze of souqs of Downtown, pass by some pretty pigeons and meditating tailors and our oldest mosque (bring some more conservative clothes if you wanna take a look inside) and talk about it and about the other interesting cultural bits that we'll see along the way.With a dark note here and a funny fact there, you will be able to see our culture through magnifying glasses while walking through it. 
Finally we'll pass by the most famous restaurants and downtown's oldest building to see the old architecture and look at pictures of Old Amman, how it was and how it is now.
before ending the tour in one of the cafes or bars of Jabal Lweibdeh or Jabal Amman the colorful youthful neighborhoods full of graffitis and murals and my fellow like-minded people.

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  • Meeting point:
    Ash Shabsough 5, Amman, Jordan
    Ash Shabsough 5, Amman, Jordan
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    In Amman Pasha Hotel near the Roman Theatre. Ask for Mujallie.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Edith 25 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
We were not able to do the tour with Mujallie, as he was not feeling very well on the day of our booking (which was totally understandable!) yet, he was kind enough to let us know in advance and even arranged for us to still take the tour with another guide (Ibrahim Odeh) which was also super interesting !!
Linda 25 Mar 2023

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Travelled alone - Mar 2023
Mujalli was awesome- informative and fun. Very easy to talk to and I felt very safe and included on his tour. Would recommend to all. 5 Stars ⭐️
Prina 24 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
Mujallie was a great guide - friendly, knowledgeable and funny. he took us around to all the interestung spots and some unique ones: market, mosque, roman baths, downtown. He allowed us to try food at the market and took us inside the mosque. It was a lovely well paced tour with lots of time for questions. Highly recommend! Thanks for taking care of us Mujallie :)
Emma 23 Mar 2023
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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
The tour with Mujallie was a highlight of our time in Amman! We went at the end of our trip and are so glad we added the activity. Mujallie started the tour with an in-depth history of the area and then took us around the city The tour included a visit to a local mosque, which he provided us clothing that we felt comfortable in (as a woman). Overall, Mujallie's tour was fantastic and I highly recommend!!
Amy 21 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
This was a great tour, with lots of things to taste along the way and interesting history. Definitely recommend doing this on your first day so you have better context for Amman and Jordan generally. We also were able to visit the mosque if we wanted, and many of us went in. The guide was very open-minded, friendly and even let us all go and see the sunset from the rooftop at his apartment at the end as an extra unofficial tour stop! The view was incredible!
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Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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