old capital of Jordan
ancient town was once the capital of Jordan. A half-hour drive northwest
from Amman transports you back in time to a town of picturesque streets
and dazzing houses from the late Ottoman period, with their characteristic
It's the ideal place for admiring the architecture,
stopping off at the small museum, and finishing up at Salt Zaman, a lovely
restored old buildng in the heart of the town, charmingly furnished with
antiques and handicrafts.
Salt also houses a Handicrafts School where you can admire traditional
skills of ceramics, weaving, silkscreen printing, and dyeing.
What to buy from Jordan
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Mother of Pearl
Dead Sea Cosmetics
Olive wood Products