The Famous Rainbow Street – Night Walk & Food

Amman is a must-visit place for every traveler. It offers a lot of impressive views and unique places to visit but the best one of them all is probably Rainbow Street.

 

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There are several reasons why it’s worth to visit Rainbow Street.

Firstly, you can have a wonderful walking space, which is one of the rare flat streets in Amman as the city is built on hills, which doesn’t really make it pedestrian-friendly. The street is known for its good atmosphere which makes it the perfect walking spot.

 

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Secondly, Rainbow Street is the best place to experience the famous Jordan hospitality. People are usually offered with tea or coffee as a welcoming shot.

 

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Thirdly, the food, as the name suggests a large diversity of food is offered here, both local & International Cruise.

 

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Local foods have a lot of history as the geographic positioning of the country creates a crossover with the Mediterranean, the Middle East, North Africa, and the Levant.

The foods, which you can find in Rainbow Street are typical Middle Eastern cuisines such as falafel sandwich, fattest humus or maqluba also known as “upside-down chicken and rice”.

 

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Mansaf (the national dish of Jordan prepared with lamb, rice and yogurt sauce), manakish which is very popular in the Rainbow Street which looks like pizza or kousa mahshi (filled with rice and minced lamb). Another food you must try is Moutabel which is a combination of creamy eggplant, garlic, sesame paste, and olive oil or zarb.

Of course, sweets are an unforgettable part of Middle Eastern cuisine. Here are some of the Sweets and desserts you will find in Rainbow Street, Amman.

 

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Za’atar is extremely popular and much loved.

Another dessert is Kanafeh. It’s popular around the Levan area and it’s made from cottage cheese, topped with pastry then covered in goat butter and topped again with pistachio and cashew. While eating dessert you can drink tea or coffee as this is a tradition remaining from the Bedouins.

Overall, Rainbow Street offers a warm welcome to all the newcomers and promises a tasteful and memorable experience.

 

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