Overview of Roman Theater
Amman‘s Roman Theater is a 6,000-seat, 2nd-century Roman theatre. Jordan Tour
A famous landmark in the Jordanian capital, it dates back to the Roman period when the city was known as Philadelphia.
The theatre and the nearby Odeon are flanking the new Hashemite Plaza from the south and the east respectively,
while the Roman Nymphaeum is just a short stroll away in a south-westerly direction. Jordan Tour
Roman Theater used for musical and theatrical performances. Jordan Tour
Due to the quality of its sound system, it used for national concerts and annual country festivals.
The theatre has 6,000 spectators, which is larger than the southern theatre in Jerash, Jordan Tour
which can accommodate 4,000 to 5,000 spectators.
The interior houses include the Jordanian Folk Tradition Museum and the Jordanian Folklore Museum.
Jordanian Folk Tradition Museum Jordanian Folklore Museum.
Jordanian Folk Tradition Museum
This museum is located in the western part of the Roman Theater and opened in 1975.
This museum includes exhibits on Jordanian life with its diverse culture
- Bedouin culture (Desert).
- Culture of peasants in villages and rural areas.
- Culture of cities and towns.
These exhibits represent many of the tools used in everyday life from the beginning
of the 19th century to the beginning of the 21st century
Jordanian Folklore Museum.
The museum was established in 1971.
The museum was built in the eastern part of the Roman Theater in Amman with the aim of collecting the
Jordanian and Palestinian heritage from all over Jordan and preserving it to presenting it for future generations.
the museum contains 5 halls, including:
- the traditional clothes for the east bank.
- makeup and some traditional accessories for east and west Bank.
- Palestinian costumes and head coverings.
- Popular kitchen utensils made of pottery and wood, as well as jewellery and bridal clothes in the West Bank.
- Mosaics of the Byzantine churches in Madaba and Jerash. in addition to