"Qasr al-Azraq" Top 5 Page for this destination Desert Castles - Qasr al Azraq Tip by Cristian_Uluru

Desert Castles - Qasr al Azraq, Jordan: 10 reviews and 27 photos

  Qasr al-Azraq
by Cristian_Uluru

In the town of al-Azraq you can see a nice castle where T.E.Lawrence lived in the winter of 1917. It was built between the 286 and 305 AD and it was called Dasianiss.
In the 1236 the castle was restored by Iss ad.Din Abdul Mansur Aybak, king of Salkhad (Syria).
In the winter 1917 T.E. Lawrence and Sherif Hussein located in the castle their generale quarter, during the Arab Revolution again Turkish.

More information see my Qasr al-Azraq page.

Address: Al-Azraq
Website: http://visitjordan.com

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 27, 2005
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