Built around the year 700, Qasr al-Kharrana remains one of the region's earliest examples of Islamic architecture, as well as one of its most-recognized desert castles. This site serves as a popular attraction near Amman, drawing visitors with its well-preserved limestone appearance. While touring this attraction, don't miss viewing the upstairs graffito, an engraved wall marking that dates back to 710. Make Qasr al-Kharrana part of your personalized Amman itinerary using our Amman holiday planner.
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$79 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Tour Desert Castles Eastern Jordan with Shaumari Wildlife &Azraq Wetland
Duration: 4 hours
$110 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Tour: Full-Day Islamic Desert Castles and Ajloun Castle Trip from Amman
Duration: 10 hours
Qasr al-Kharrana reviews
Located in the middle of the desert, an hour's drive from Amman, this castle looks inconspicuous at first, but if you approach you will be baffled by this well-preserved time-journey into the age of..... more »
This was one of the first desert castles we visited . Considering that it is pretty out there they had quiet a few markings and boards explaining about the place . It was quiet and peaceful to visit..... more »
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