Living in Jordan
There are many Historical attractions to visit in Amman/ Jordan including Petra, amphitheatres and Citadel downtown. There are Modern Malls and Luxury Hotels offering an selection of food from around the world.
Once staff have a residency card the fee reduces from 50JoD to 1JoD. There are other sites that charge minimal entrance fees, but we still get a discount. Nothing major though. Another advantage of having a residency card is when re-entering the country; we do not have to pay the 40JoD entry visa fee. ( Based on current fees 2015 as an example of costs) A city of rose-coloured stone, carved out of Mount Hor’s rock-face by the Nabataeans in the 3rd century BC, there’s nothing else like Petra. Entering through the Siq is a dramatic and atmospheric introduction to the ancient city.
Wadi Rum is a short detour from the Desert Highway between Amman and Aqaba
The area known as the Citadel sits on the highest hill in Amman, Jebel al-Qala’a (about 850m above sea level), and is the site of ancient Rabbath-Ammon. Occupied since the Bronze Age,
There are a range of shopping Malls in Amman the closest to the school being The Taj and City Mall. TAJ lifestyle center, Jordan’s newest multi-purpose shopping complex is unveiling its open-air terrace during Ramadan featuring a modern arabesque feel and catering to different tastes with a variety of cafés and restaurants such as Crepaway, Café Hanin, T.G.I Friday’s and Café Gourmand. TAJ will host live entertainment with a oud player during iftar and renowned local bands playing oriental Spanish, Jazz and Arabic tunes during suhoor. Visit