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King Abdullah Mosque, Amman

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Pay a visit to King Abdullah Mosque, a landmark of Amman hailed for its grandiose blue dome. Open since 1989, the mosque was built by King Hussein, who dedicated and named it after his grandfather, the first King of Jordan. Non-Muslims are welcome to enter the mosque, admire its lavishly decorated interior, or visit the museum within to see King Abdullah’s collection of personal items, as well as a display of ancient pottery and coins. To visit King Abdullah Mosque and other attractions in Amman, use our Amman trip planning site.
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  • I used to work in Amman in the late 70's and observed the construction of the mosque but it was great to be back here to see it finished . Entrance is 2 JD and you can get a free Arabic robe if you...  more »
  • We visited the mosque as part of a city tour. We paid 2JD to visit. While we were hoping to find a bit more signs or descriptions in English, we still enjoyed the visit. We were particularly...  more »
  • If you have visited other mosques around the world, especially in the Gulf, then you may be disappointed with this mosque. It is very plain and ordinary in comparison. One of my friends with whom I...  more »
  • The Mosque is a distinguished one. It is located in an important spot in Amnan, where many citizens walk, so they can stop and pray during the pray time. It is well designed built . As the sky blue color shown clearly on the top
  • The mosque is among the biggest and most modern in this part of the world. It's amazing that it's one of the few mosques that allows non-muslim visitors. It was also our first visit in such a temple which was fascinating. it's famous for it's big blue dome. It kind of reminds of Scheherazade and her 1001 nights. 🙂
  • The mosque is beautiful, open for all visitors. The entrance is 2 JD. Foreign women are required to wear black dresses that you get at the entrance and it's free. The mosque looks great both from the inside and outside.
  • A very spiritual place to visit. For tourism, you should enter from the tourist entrance to get covered (for females) and to pay entrance fees (2jds per person). I recommend to visit between 12:00-3:00pm
  • It is a beautiful and grand mosque. Very welcoming to western visitors. They have robes to cover if your clothing is not enough coverage for inside the mosque. They also have a women's only area. It was beautiful. You can have tea afterwards with the staff afterwards. Must see in Amman

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