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HOW TO GET THERE

By car or taxi from Amman:
Travel for about 20 minutes (20km) to the northwest of Amman, following the signs.

By Service Taxi:
Take a taxi from Al-Abdali station. The taxi trips are not scheduled; the service taxis start their trips as soon as they have a full passenger load.

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As a result of its history as an Ottoman centre of government, As-Salt features many fine examples of classic Ottoman architecture.

The ancient town of As-Salt was once the capital of Jordan.

As-Salt houses a Handicrafts School, where you can admire traditional skills of ceramics, weaving, silk-screen printing and dyeing.

The dried white grapes commonly known as sultanas, took their name from As-Salt, where they have been grown for centuries. Raisins and grapes were amongst the produce exported from As-Salt to Palestine during Ottoman times.