If you are seeking a good place to go shopping in Amman and ask a local for assistance in this venture, you are most likely going to be directed to Sweifieh, the primary shopping district of the Jordanian capital. This district falls within the territory of the Valley of Orchard municipality on the northwest edge of the city, and it has fast turned into one of the most modern places in the city. The district does have a double-sided character though, one that not all tourists shall notice immediately. This is because you need to visit the area twice to see it: once in the day and once after the sun has gone down.
Sweifieh is known for its odd juxtaposition of day entertainments and dark ones. There are family-oriented shopping centres here, a profusion of shopping malls for general patronage, and a great many international education institutions of good repute. However, [Read more…]