Among all of the Jordanian cities, Amman is perhaps the most modern and open, it being one of the most culturally progressive and often-visited cities not just in the country but in the entire region. The city is located 31°56’59″N, 35°55’58″E and is a landlocked location, which means getting to Amman by sea is patently impossible. Even so, there are many other ways to enter the capital of Jordan.
The old saying about Rome may be amended for this city relative to its country, in fact: all roads in Jordan lead to Amman. As such, getting to Amman by land can be easy in a sense, given that nearly all the major highways of the country do end up leading to it. Then again, it can also be not so easy in another sense: this means some crazy congestion can catch you off-guard every now and then, so be prepared for that ahead of time, especially if you plan to head over to the city during the holidays. [Read more…]