Must see shopping in Amman

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    Jordan River Foundation

    Supporting top-notch worthy causes by selling equally top-notch crafted items, this shop is an Amman institution. The showroom supports handloomed rugs…

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    Wild Jordan Center

    The nature store at the Wild Jordan Center sells products made in Jordan’s nature reserves, including silver jewellery, organic herbs, teas and jams from…

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    Want to look like a hip urban Jordanian? Head to this cool-as-you-like T-shirt shop on Rainbow St for an amazing array of screen-printed tees by local…

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    The Balian family came to Amman from Jerusalem in the early 1920s, and have been selling their traditional hand-painted tiles ever since. The decor is…

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    Soap House Trinitae

    There's more to pampering yourself in Jordan than just Dead Sea mud. Up an alley at the bottom of Rainbow St, you'll find this lovely old villa and garden…

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    Get your cool-for-cats T-shirts and hoodies here and keep up to date with the Amman street-design vibe, with hints of graffiti, hip-hop culture, anime…

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    Al Afghani

    If we call this souvenir shop long-established, we mean it: the original family business goes back to 1870s Palestine. It's jammed to the rafters with…

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    One of Amman's leading contemporary art galleries, Jacaranda holds regular exhibitions of excellent regional artists and is particularly strong in its…

  • Pierres Bonheur & Rosa Nera

    On a street dotted with bars and shisha cafes, this flower and small gifts shop is a colourful and welcome addition. If you’re celebrating a special…

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    Iraq Al Amir Cooperative

    This cooperative, west of Amman in the village of Iraq Al Amir, opposite the village caves of the same name, sells handmade pottery, fabrics, foodstuffs,…

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    Souk Jara

    A weekly open-air flea market run by the Jebel Amman Residents' Association selling a variety of handicrafts (though recently there's been a big influx of…

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    This excellent small showroom has a wide mix of traditional and modern Jordanian crafts and souvenirs, ranging from scarves and stools to bottles of holy…

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    Ola's Garden

    The home of beautiful handcrafted fashion, from clothes to jewellery. Owner-designer Ola Mubaslat showcases her creations in the most welcoming way (we…

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    Al Alaydi Jordan Craft Centre

    Spread over several floors, just off Al Kulliyah Al Islamiyah St behind the InterContinental Hotel, this vast showroom includes jewellery, Hebron…

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    Silsal Ceramics

    Has a small showroom of superb contemporary pottery that make unexpected but stylish souvenirs from today's Jordan. If you’re coming along Zahran St from…

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    Beit Al Bawadi

    Quality ceramics bought here support local artisans, whom you can see working in the basement. Designs are both traditional and modern, some decorated…

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    City Mall

    Mall with local and international chain stores, a Carrefour supermarket, restaurants, coffee shops and a cinema. The mall is in west Amman, near King…

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    Mecca Mall

    The biggest mall in Amman, in the northwestern suburbs, has a cinema, bowling alley, video arcade and dozens of restaurants.

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    Abdoun Mall

    Popular mall with local and international chain stores, restaurants, coffee shops and a cinema.

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    Bawabet Al Sharq

    The ‘Gate of the Orient’ has locally made home decor items including some interesting contemporary textiles and embroidery sewn by women’s cooperatives.