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Marka, Jordan

Reference Location: Marka, Jordan

Area: 8.6 mile - 13.9 km radius.

Amman Civil Airport
Updated: 2020-03-07
Amman Civil Airport (Mar Ammn al-Madaniyy, commonly known as Marka International Airport, is located in Marka district, Greater Amman Municipality, Jordan, some north-east of Amman city center.
Distance: 0.4 mi. (0.6 km)
'Ain Ghazal
Ancient Site
Updated: 2020-03-11
Ayn Ghazal is a Neolithic archaeological site located in metropolitan Amman, Jordan, about 2 km north-west of Amman Civil Airport.
Distance: 1.1 mi. (1.7 km)
Raghadan Palace
Updated: 2019-03-04
Raghadan Palace is a crown palace located in the Royal Court compound of Al-Maquar in Amman, Jordan. Constructed in 1926, the property became the residence of King Abdullah I who would go on to order the construction of several more palaces in the surrounding area. The palace is constructed in a traditional Islamic style, with colored glass windows modeled on the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.
Distance: 2.4 mi. (3.9 km)
Raghadan Flagpole
Updated: 2020-01-18
The Raghadan Flagpole is a 126.8 m tall flagpole located in Amman, Jordan. It was built from steel and erected on the grounds of Raghadan Palace at the royal compound of Al-Maquar. The leader of Jordan, King Abdullah II, officially hoisted the country's flag on 10 June 2003. It was the tallest free-standing flagpole in the world at the time, and is clearly visible across the capital as well as from as far away as 20 km. It is illuminated, making it visible at night, and was also developed to withstand earthquakes and bad weather.
Distance: 2.9 mi. (4.7 km)
Roman Theater Amman
Updated: 2020-04-27
Amman's Roman Theatre is a 6,000-seat, 2nd-century Roman theatre. 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 north-westerly direction.
Distance: 3.1 mi. (5.0 km)
Al-Jahith's Treasury
Updated: 2019-09-28
Al-Jahith's Treasury or 'Khizanat al-Jahith' is the collective name for three bookstores in downtown Amman, Jordan, owned by three brothers of the al-Maaytah family of Karak. Four successive generations of this family have operated the bookstore nearly continuously from the last decade of the nineteenth century to the present day, migrating between Karak, Jerusalem, and Amman.
Distance: 3.2 mi. (5.1 km)
Marka refugee camp
Updated: 2018-02-21
The Marka refugee camp is one of six emergency camps erected in 1968 to shelter 15,000 Palestinian refugees and displaced persons who left the West Bank and the Gaza Strip as a result of the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. Located in the Marka district of metropolitan Amman, about ten kilometers northeast of the city center, it is known locally as Hittin or Schneller and houses 44,879 UNRWA registered refugees and over 17,500 displaced persons.
Distance: 3.2 mi. (5.1 km)
Temple of Hercules Amman
Updated: 2019-12-08
Temple of Hercules is a historic site in the Amman Citadel in Amman, Jordan. It is thought to be the most significant Roman structure in the Amman Citadel. According to an inscription the temple was built when Geminius Marcianus was governor of the Province of Arabia, in the same period as the Roman theater in Amman.
Distance: 3.2 mi. (5.2 km)
Jordan Archaeological Museum
Updated: 2019-09-25
The Jordan Archaeological Museum is located in the Amman Citadel of Amman, Jordan. Built in 1951, it presents artifacts from archaeological sites in Jordan, dating from prehistoric times to the 15th century. The collections are arranged in chronological order and include items of everyday life such as flint, glass, metal and pottery objects, as well as more artistic items such as jewelry and statues. The museum also includes a coin collection.
Distance: 3.3 mi. (5.3 km)
Nymphaeum Amman
Updated: 2017-01-11
The Nymphaeum is a partially preserved Roman public fountain in Amman, Jordan. It is located a short distance from the Hashemite Plaza, the Roman Theater and the Odeon, at the crossing of Ibn al-Atheer and Quraysh streets in al-Balad. Such fountains were very popular in Roman cities, and Philadelphia, as Amman was known by ancient Greeks and Romans, was no exception. This nymphaeum is believed to have contained a 600 square meters pool which was three meters deep and was continuously refilled with water.
Distance: 3.3 mi. (5.3 km)
The Duke's Diwan
Updated: 2020-02-26
The Dukes Diwan is an arts and cultural center and historic house museum. Located on King Faisal Street in downtown Amman, it is housed in one of the citys oldest buildings.
Distance: 3.4 mi. (5.5 km)
Population: 4,007,526
Founded: 7250 BC
Updated: 2020-05-11
Amman is the capital and largest city of Jordan and the country's economic, political and cultural centre. With a population of 4,007,526, Amman is the largest city in the Levant region and the fifth-largest city in the Arab world. It is considered to be among the most modernized Arab cities and a major tourist destination.
Distance: 3.5 mi. (5.6 km)
Emirate of Transjordan
Updated: 2020-04-20
The Emirate of Transjordan, officially known as the Amirate of Trans-Jordan, was a British protectorate established on 11 April 1921.
Distance: 3.5 mi. (5.6 km)
Mango House
Updated: 2019-03-04
The Mango House is a building in Amman, Jordan. Situated on Mango Street, the house looks out toward Jabal Akhddar on the other side of the valley that is downtown Amman.
Distance: 3.5 mi. (5.7 km)
Amman is the capital and largest city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan with a population of about 4 million as of 2020. Amman forms a great base for exploring the country and does, despite popular belief, hold a few items of interest to the traveler. The city is generally well-appointed for the traveller, reasonably well-organized, and the people are very friendly.
Distance: 3.9 mi. (6.3 km)
Rainbow Street
Updated: 2018-07-19
The Rainbow Street, originally named Abu Bakr al Siddiq street, is a public space in the historic area of Jabal Amman, near the center of downtown Amman, Jordan. The street runs east from the First Circle to Mango Street, and contains several attractions from roof top restaurants to pubs. The street runs in front of the British Council building, as well as the headquarters of the Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company and the cinema after which the street is renamed.
Distance: 4.0 mi. (6.4 km)
Jabal Amman
Founded: Ammonite kingdom BCE
Updated: 2020-04-28
Jabal Amman neighborhood is one of the seven hills that originally made up Amman, Jordan. Today, Jabal Amman is near the downtown area.
Distance: 4.0 mi. (6.4 km)
The Jordan Museum
Updated: 2020-01-27
The Jordan Museum is located in Ras Al-Ein district of Amman, Jordan. Built in 2014, the museum is the largest museum in Jordan and hosts the country's most important archaeological findings.
Distance: 4.0 mi. (6.4 km)
King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Centre
Government Agency
Updated: 2018-05-06
The King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center is an installation located in Amman, Jordan that specializes in the latest counter-terrorism, special operations and irregular warfare tactics, techniques and procedures. The base was built by a USA construction firm on land donated by the King of Jordan and paid for by the USA Defense Department Foreign Military Sales programme, part of the 2005 special appropriation. Management of the construction was undertaken by the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
Distance: 4.0 mi. (6.5 km)
Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts
Updated: 2020-04-29
The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts is a major contemporary art museum located in Amman, Jordan. The Official inauguration of the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts was held under the patronage of the late King Hussein and Queen Noor Al Hussein and was Established in by the Royal Society of Fine Arts, the museum's permanent collection comprises over 2000 works including paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs, installations, weavings, and ceramics by more than 800 artists from 59 countries mainly in Asia and Africa.
Distance: 4.2 mi. (6.8 km)
Al-Wehdat refugee camp
Updated: 2020-05-11
Amman New Camp or Al-Wehdat camp, locally known as Al-Wihdat, which is located in the Hay Al Awdah neighbourhood, in southeast Amman, the capital city of Jordan occupies a 0.48 kmsup2, Of the ten recognized Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, Al-Wehdat is the second largest, with a population of roughly 57,000 registered refugees, which includes 8,400 students. The United Nation body responsible for administrating Palestinian refugee camps, is the Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East.
Distance: 4.3 mi. (6.9 km)
Population: 176,400
Updated: 2020-05-05
Al-Quwaysimah is a city in northern Jordan, and part of the al-Quwaysimah District of the Amman Governorate. As of 2013 it had a population of 176,400, making it the fifth largest city in Jordan. In the 2015 census it was grouped with the localities of al-Jweideh, Abu Alandah and al-Rajib for a combined population of 296,273. In the 1915 Ottoman census it had a population of 101, all Muslims.
Distance: 4.5 mi. (7.2 km)
Updated: 2020-05-01
Al-Abdali is the 9th district in the Amman Governorate out of the 27 districts, it is named relative to King Abdullah I who founded it during the 1940s. It covers an area of 15 kmsup2 in the heart of Amman, with a population of 165,333 in 2015. Large parts of the district are residential, but due its geographical location in the center of the city, it contains several important governmental buildings and businesses. The area is known for containing several bus stations serving routes to many cities in Jordan.
Distance: 4.7 mi. (7.5 km)
Le Royal Hotel Amman
Updated: 2020-01-29
The Le Royal, is one of the tallest buildings in Amman, Jordan. Located in the 3rd Circle area, the building serves as a host of Le Royal Hotel chain in addition to a shopping mall, cinemas and commercial offices. It is a major landmark in Amman and one of the tallest buildings in Amman.
Distance: 4.7 mi. (7.5 km)
Martyrs' Memorial Amman
Updated: 2019-10-03
Martyrs' Memorial is a memorial and museum in Amman, Jordan.
Distance: 4.7 mi. (7.5 km)
Population: 280,000
Elevation: 700 m
Founded: 1957
Updated: 2019-12-23
Russeifa, also spelled Russiefa, is a city in Zarqa Governorate in Jordan. It had a population of 472,604 inhabitants in 2015, making it the fourth-largest city in Jordan, after Amman, Irbid, and Zarqa.
Distance: 4.7 mi. (7.6 km)
Amman International Stadium
Updated: 2019-09-16
The Amman International Stadium is a stadium in Al Hussein Youth City in Amman, Jordan. It is the largest stadium in Jordan. The stadium was built in 1964 and opened in 1968, it is owned by the Jordanian government and operated by the higher council of youth. It is also the home stadium of the Jordan national football team and Al-Faisaly SC. It has a current capacity of 17,619 spectators.
Distance: 4.9 mi. (7.9 km)
Specialty Hospital, Jordan
Updated: 2019-01-13
Specialty Hospital is a medical center in Amman, Jordan, established in 1993 under royal patronage. A 250-bed multispecialty equipped facility, it was the first hospital to attain the BS OHSAS 18001 certification and is also the owner of several other international and national accreditations and recognitions, such as MECC award, King Abdullah II award, HCAC accreditation, ISO 9002 and ISO 9001, and more.
Distance: 5.0 mi. (8.0 km)
Ad-Dustour Jordan
Updated: 2020-05-12
Ad-Dustour is an Arabic daily newspaper published in Jordan. Its headquarters is in Amman, Jordan.
Distance: 6.4 mi. (10.3 km)
Embassy of Indonesia, Amman
Diplomatic Mission
Updated: 2019-11-17
The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Amman is the diplomatic mission of the Republic of Indonesia to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The embassy is concurrently accredited to the State of Palestine. The first Indonesian ambassador to Jordan was Zainul Yasni. The current ambassador, Andy Rachmianto, was appointed by President Joko Widodo on 13 March 2017.
Distance: 6.8 mi. (10.9 km)
King Hussein Cancer Center
Updated: 2020-02-17
The King Hussein Cancer Center , is a medical center in Amman, Jordan. It treats both adult and pediatric patients. KHCC treats over 3500 new cancer patients every year from Jordan and the region.
Distance: 6.8 mi. (10.9 km)
Jordan Gate Towers
Updated: 2020-05-19
Jordan Gate Towers is a high class commercial and residential project that has been going for 15 years. The towers are currently under construction in Amman, Jordan. The project consists of two high-rises that are connected by a multi-story podium, located on an elevated area in West Amman near the 6th Circle. The towers are one of the best known skyscrapers in the city, and will become the tallest structures in Amman upon completion.
Distance: 6.8 mi. (11.0 km)
St. Joseph's Church, Amman
Updated: 2019-10-29
The St. Joseph's Church, also alternatively called Latin Church of Jabal Amman, is a religious building belonging to the Catholic Church in Amman, the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Distance: 6.9 mi. (11.1 km)
Updated: 2020-05-05
Al-Juwayyidah is a town in the Amman Governorate in northwestern Jordan. It is bordered to the east by the Sahab region, to the west by the Muqabalin area, to the north by Umm Al-Hieran, and to the south by Kherbet al-Souk. It is famous for the existence of a prison in which it was known by its name Juwaida Prison. The names of the neighborhoods include three neighborhoods of Al-Bayer neighborhood, Al-Awamleh neighborhood, Abu Sabah neighborhood, Al-Kouzah neighborhood, Al-Manawzah neighborhood, and the old town neighborhood.
Distance: 7.0 mi. (11.2 km)
University of Jordan
Updated: 2020-05-12
The University of Jordan, often abbreviated UJ, is a state-supported university located in Amman, Jordan. Founded in 1962, it is the largest and oldest institution of higher education in Jordan.
Distance: 7.1 mi. (11.5 km)
Jordan Media Institute
Updated: 2020-04-18
The Jordan Media Institute Is a non-profit educational entity in Amman, Jordan focusing on journalism.
Distance: 7.1 mi. (11.5 km)
Princess Sumaya University for Technology
Updated: 2020-05-13
Princess Sumaya University for Technology, established in 1991, is a specialized, Non-governmental, Non-profit, Jordanian university, owned by the leading applied research centre in Jordan, the Royal Scientific Society. PSUT's area of specialization is IT, Communications and Electronics. As a nonprofit institution, PSUT embraces both the public and private sectors, but while akin to public universities in its mission, it is more aligned to the private sector in drive and spirit.
Distance: 7.2 mi. (11.6 km)
German Jordanian University
Updated: 2020-01-14
German-Jordanian University is a Public university located near Madaba, Jordan. It offers more than 20 programs to over 6,000 students, primarily from Jordan and the Middle East. The curriculum differs from other Jordanian universities, with German language courses offered as preparation for the fourth academic year at a university of applied sciences in Germany and an introduction to German industry through an obligatory internship within the framework of the study program.
Distance: 7.3 mi. (11.7 km)
Modern American School Jordan
Updated: 2019-02-16
Modern American School is an international private, co-educational college preparatory school based in Jordan. It provides primary, middle, and secondary education for ages 3 to 18. The school is made up of students from over 52 different nationalities including Jordanians, other Arabs, and Non-Arab nationalities approximately 30 of the staff being non-Jordanian from over 27 different countries. Graduates of the school have gone on to attend universities throughout the world including Harvard University, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Glasgow, London School of Economics, University of Toronto, and the Heidelberg University.
Distance: 7.5 mi. (12.1 km)
British Institute in Amman
Updated: 2019-01-25
The British Institute in Amman, formerly known as the British Institute at Amman for Archaeology and History, is a research institute in Amman, Jordan. It is part of the Council for British Research in the Levant. The BIA's patron is Prince Hassan bin Talal and its current Director is Carol Palmer.
Distance: 7.6 mi. (12.3 km)
Amman East Power Plant
Power Station
Updated: 2019-03-21
Amman East Power Plant is a combined cycle gas-fired power plant in Al Manakher, Jordan.
Distance: 7.6 mi. (12.3 km)
American Community School in Amman
Updated: 2020-04-27
The American Community School is a private, preparatory, international school in Amman, the capital of Jordan. It is an independent, coeducational day school which offers an American educational program from preschool through grade 12 for students of all nationalities. The School was founded in 1955.
Distance: 8.0 mi. (12.9 km)
Petra University
Updated: 2020-03-06
University of Petra is a private university in Amman, Jordan. The University offers the Bachelor and Master Program and has more than 33 nationalities from Arab and foreign countries. The University is conveniently located on the airport road and features a green campus as well as modern facilities such as workplaces, laboratories, ceremonies and studios. It provides students with a high level of applied education and prepare them for the local and international labor market. Beside that, it provides female student housing equipment with the highest levels to cover all the services needed by female students.
Distance: 8.6 mi. (13.9 km)
Tall Jawa
Ancient Site
Updated: 2020-05-05
Tall Jawa is an archaeological and historical site in central Jordan.
Distance: 8.6 mi. (13.9 km)

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