The Official Blog of Tip n' Tag - Specific Questions, Local Answers

The Weekender – 💎 10 Hidden Gems in Jordan

Welcome, fellow adventurers, to a whimsical journey through the treasure trove of hidden gems that Jordan has to offer! Get ready to embark on a quest that will make you a local expert as you take on Jordan’s playground of not just 1, but 10 hidden gems in Jordan for the curious soul!

Location: Madaba
Operating Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m, Fri. & Sat. 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Hidden Gem Value: This hidden gem offers a charming retreat with its rustic ambiance, delightful courtyard, and delicious array of traditional dishes with a modern twist! Enjoy farm-to-table specialities, and don’t forget to grab their Carob Orange & Coffee Frappe for here, and a bottle of foraged Carob Molasses to-go!

Location: Jabal Amman
Operating Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Hidden Gem Value: Located in one of Amman’s oldest neighborhoods, this traditional Syrian/Levant style home has been transformed into a space for creativity, art, and culture! Don’t miss out on one of their Arabic calligraphy courses and revel in its history.

Location: Iraq Al Amir
Operating Hours: Open 7 Days a Week – 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Hidden Gem Value: Founded over two decades ago, meet the female powerhouses who are still preserving the art of paper-making, traditional cooking classes, and handicrafts. Reserve in advance for one of the tastiest breakfasts in the Kingdom!

Location: Madaba
Operating Hours: Open 7 Days a Week – 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Hidden Gem Value: Cool down and grab a bite in a Moabite cave! Take a step back and enjoy the preservation of ancient ruins in the city of two million mosaics. Don’t forget to snap a pic or two!

Location: Swefieh
Operating Hours: Open 7 Days a Week – 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Hidden Gem Value: Committed to the artistry of craft beer, Biera blends tradition, adds a touch of creativity, and boldness to all of their blends. Enjoy seasonal, fresh, unfiltered, and unpasteurized beer!

Location: Jerash
Operating Hours: Open 7 Days a Week – 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Hidden Gem Value: This hidden gem will most certainly be one of your stops when heading to the North! Taste some locally produced honey, grab some of their handmade products like bee skincare, and enjoy the amazing views, paired with some of their resident creatures!

Location: Downtown Amman
Operating Hours: Open 7 Days a Week – 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Hidden Gem Value: It’s not Ramadan and you’re still craving those moon shaped treats, then you’re in luck, because this spot is open all year round! Enjoy the long stairs, and step your way into Amman’s bustling city!

Location: Jabal Lweibdeh
Operating Hours: Open 6 Days a Week: Closed on Friday – 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Hidden Gem Value: Go for the coffee and pastries, and stay for the quiet atmosphere! Even read a book or two while you’re at it!

Location: Jabal Amman
Operating Hours: Open 7 Days a Week – 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Hidden Gem Value: Some of the best herbal drinks live here and there’s an elixir for everything! Grab some Turkish Coffee made right in front of your eyes on sand or grab one of their herbal mixes, like ginger with milk and cinnamon, or the happy blend, to get you energized for the day!

Location: Wadi Musa/Petra
Operating Hours: Open 7 Days a Week – 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Hidden Gem Value: Whether you’re a first time visitor to the Red Rose City or a repeat tourist, don’t miss out on the experience to not only revel in history, but also take a bite of some authentic, and local dishes that you have the chance to make by hand!

Happy Exploring, Tipsters!

Lemur Love,

The Tip n’ Tag Team