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Quseir Amra, Azraq

#17 of 58 in Historic Sites in Jordan
Must see · World heritage site · Castle · Landmark
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  • It's simply stunning how well the frescoes in this small castle have been preserved. Equally impressive is the artistic style and the variety of motifs which gives you a profound (and surprising...  more »
  • Quseir Amra is worth a stop if you are heading east on Hwy 40 towards Azraq. Even though it is referred to as a castle, it was an old hunting lodge and bath house during the Umayyad period - the...  more »
  • Not worth the ride, the roads are not in condition, the castle itself is good but not worth for 5 minutes of pictures .well 10 if you want to make a history of the paintings. Go if nothing else to do. Enjoy!
  • Maybe the best 'castle' in the Desert Castles tourist router. It's UNESCO world heritage for his frescoes and mosaics. At the main entrance ask for a guided tour because it's worth it. Entrance included in Jordan Pass, but we paid for the guide who was very good and explained the frescoes.

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