The Most Impressive Modern Buildings in Jordan Today

Wadi Abdoun Bridge
Wadi Abdoun Bridge | © Khaled Sharif
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When visiting the Middle East, a modern and diverse country is always the top choice. Jordan is one of those countries, filled with urban sightings, contemporary establishments, and modern lifestyles fused with the authentic vibe of ancient historical cities.

Wadi Abdoun Bridge

Wadi Abdoun Bridge, Amman

Constructed in 2002, the enlightened bridge of Wadi Abdoun is erected over the valley of Abdoun, connecting the area directly to the Western of Amman. During the night, the bridge is a piece of breathtaking art to look at.

Abu Samra House

The contemporary house of Abu Samra is located in Abdoun, and was completed in 2008 for its owner Mr. Ma’rouf Abu Samra. Sadly, the exact location of the house is still ambiguous, and entering it remains controversial.

Royal Hotel Amman

Colorful lovely lights of Amman

Not only is this five-star hotel one of the most luxurious hotels in Amman, with a jaw-dropping view over the ancient city, but its illuminated roof provides a light show seen from every corner around Amman.

Amman Rotana Hotel

Sunset on Rotana Hotel at Abdali Area Amman

Amman Rotana Hotel is relatively new hotel put up in the new downtown of Amman, The Abdali Boulevard. It is a combination of deluxe diversity and modern artistry.

The Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana

The Boulevard Arjaan By Rotana Hotel

The Abdali Boulevard is home to modern and luxurious architectural estates. An example is the uplifting Boulevard Arjaan walkway.

The Wild Jordan Centre

Located in the serene neighborhood of Jabal Amman, the Wild Jordan Centre, with its alternative youthful space, is perfect for enjoying an organic breakfast while peeking at the towering Roman Citadel.

Queen Alia International Airport

Amman’s sole airport and nation’s pride, the Queen Alia Airport is named after the late Queen Alia Al Hussein. Serving all the high-quality prospects a passenger can dream of, this airport has a unique, astonishing design that no one can un-see.

Sheraton Hotel Amman

The international Sheraton Hotel is nested in the heart of Amman. As with any five-star hotel, it provides services as such, but it also has an upbeat design of structure and rooms.

Yaghmour Office & Gallery 27

Yaghmour Office and Gallery

Founded and owned by Dr. Farouk Yaghmour and Eng. Najeeb Yaghmour as a multidisciplinary consulting firm, Yaghmour Office and Gallery 27 is located in the favored area of Jabal Al Lweibdeh, giving the contemporary establishing of the site a vintage vibe.

Naji Al-Hamshari Mosque

This unusual mosque was inaugurated by the King of Jordan in 2012. It is only fair to mention that this exquisite monument coasted around five million dollars!

Wadi Rum Desert Resort

The Wadi Rum Desert Resort is a project in the making, and was designed by the award-winning Oppenheim Architecture team. It has not yet been announced when this exquisite resort will see the light, but when it does, it will certainly be something to talk about.

Millennium Hotel Amman

The Millennium Hotel Amman stands out with its blue illumination and innovative style. It also hosts The Sky Lounge at its highest floor, providing an even further modernity to its design with its youthful atmospherics.

Kempinski Hotel Dead Sea

Kempinski Hotel Dead Sea

This specific branch of the famous Kempinski hotel series in Jordan will leave you in awe. Both its posterior and interior design are so well-thought that it tops every Kempinski hotel in Jordan.

Taj Mall

Taj Lifestyle complex is the fanciest place to go shopping for your favorite brands. It is a multi-purpose mall that will revolutionize your experience of modern Jordan.

King Hussein Bin Talal Mosque

King Hussein’s Bin Talal Mosque, Jordan

The crowned King of Jordan is accustomed to having his Friday prayers here. Unsurprisingly, this mosque holds a special place in every Jordanian’s heart, for being the sponsor of the sacred Friday group prayers, led by the King, and for its soul-calming modernity that overtops every other mosque in Jordan.

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