It's a nice place to visit and enjoy the traditional architecture as well as the art and musical collections. However, it needs more attention to the gardens and it's really hot in summer, so air conditioning is required in all the rooms.
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First it was the garden that attracted me, then the view, then the art exhibition, then the people hanging out there. It's so laid back, unassuming, and yet so splendid.
Many of the interesting places in Amman are located on steep streets that are difficult to find and walk to. This is one of them. Once you find your way here, it seems like an oasis. It is pread out in many small buildings over...More
Walked past without knowing. The entrance to the cafe is half way up the steps. Have added photos to help locate it. The cafe is a great place to relax with stunning views over Amman. The collection of art is eclectic.
This is truly a hidden cultural gem in Weibdeh! A series of old conserved houses, some of which were dwelled by ottoman and British personnels. Free entry, some rooms constantly used for Art exhibitions, another for an exhibition about the life of Khaled Shoman, and...More
As a location I find Darat al Funun fascinating, not only does it hold a number of early 1900's houses but also is home to a late roman temple turned church turned shrine. The upper area/ house has a lovely little covered area with a...More
Living just above this cultural place in Jebel Webdeh, i am used to go there, discover the new exhibitions, walk among some of the most beautiful houses in amman and a nice park and after that take a drink either on the shady terrace or...More
Interesting place across different buildings and terraces. Few visitors which was good for lingering visit. Gardens well maintained and lovely to sit in courtyard for drinks. Found the video of the Palestine farm which was reduced over the years by the Israeli government quite shocking...More
Darat al Funun is a small museum that is focused on Arab contemporary art and is situated in a former residential housing compound in Jebel al Luweibdeh. It also contains a very nice shaded garden with a fountain and a minimalist cafe. It's great to...More