"The best Desert Castle" Top 5 Page for this destination Qasr `Amrah by Cristian_Uluru

Qasr `Amrah Travel Guide: 21 reviews and 97 photos

The wonderful Qasr 'Amrah is the second Jordan monument entry in the World Heritage list.
This fantastic castle is very easy to reach from Amman following the road number 40.
Inside the castle you can find one of the best example of Arab paintings made in the 8th century with more than 250 figures over a surface of 350 square metres. Today you can see only the Audience Room and the Hammam of the original castle.

It is an incredible experience to see them in a castle inside the desert!!!!

Enjoy your journey to Qasr 'Amrah

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Very easy to reach, fantastic painting
  • Cons:I don't find cons
  • In a nutshell:A MARVEL!!!!!!
  • Last visit to Qasr `Amrah: Mar 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Apr 2, 2014 at 12:14 PM

    An impressive old castle with remarkable paintings!

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Jun 20, 2011 at 8:55 AM

    Never heard about such a place! Beautiful ancient paintings! Thank you Cristian for sharing.

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Aug 19, 2009 at 12:51 PM

    Who would know such fantastic paintings are within. It is interesting how many cultures of touched this part of the world. Thanks for the lovely tour!

  • Mar 17, 2009 at 5:11 AM

    I love archaeology! Great picture of Qasr `Amrah!

  • PierreZA's Profile Photo
    Mar 14, 2009 at 5:13 AM

    Very interesting, hope to go there.

  • ATXtraveler's Profile Photo
    Mar 24, 2008 at 5:32 AM

    This looks like an interesting spot to visit!

  • 1courage's Profile Photo
    Aug 2, 2007 at 5:08 AM

    É un vero gioiello! si`, indubbiamente questo é il piú bello degli altri castelli nel deserto. Forse qualche lavoro di restauro non guasterebbe, ma é molto suggestivo anche cosi`.


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