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Qasr al-Kharrana

Route 40, Amman, Jordan
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Private Tour: Desert Castle Tour of Eastern Jordan from Amman
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Private Tour: Desert Castles from the Dead Sea
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“castle tour” (4 reviews)
“two stories” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Route 40, Amman, Jordan
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We saw a few desert castles they were all different but each had its own charm, some were less intact than others but all worth seeing.

Thank Jenniepearson
Reviewed 6 days ago

Maybe I could say i wouldn't drive just for Kharrana till there, but the area is full of castles and interested Qasrs. We went in alone, on a windy day, and it can be even scared but so good experience. It was one of the...More

Thank andresalvgut88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What I loved about Qasr al-Kharrana was the fact it's just kind of been plonked there and nobody is quite sure why. It's the kind of place that could maybe have been made better with a guide who knew something about it, but it was...More

Thank Ribbongirl
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The purpose of this building is actually unclear and somewhat in dispute. It is actually believed to have been a sort of inn on the caravan highway between Damascus/Baghdad/Amman. From the outside, the building is interesting, but it does not appear overly impressive; however, it...More

Thank 25wanderlings
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

On the way back from Azraq to Amman (southern road of the castle loop road), lies this cool fortification. The imposing ramparts and corner turrets make this castle stand out even more than it does amongst the flat desert landscape. We walked right up to...More

Thank R0hanL
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This is the first of the "desert castles" you see on the right if you're on the al-Azraq highway 40 coming out from Amman or Madaba. It's near the road, well signposted and anyway there's a power station nearby so it's easy to find. The...More

Thank tarostra
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We had a guide and spent 40 minutes here on our way back to Amman today. Beautiful, isolated location.

Thank Pam W
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We wanted to see some desert castles so we visited this one as one of three. It is in pretty good condition with stairs and rooms and a roof but there's not much else. Very little information at the site and it takes about 2...More

1  Thank LuckyTravelerRonaldo
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Just us and the wind have been there in that day :no guide, no visitors but the castle is in a good shape .

Thank AnaGB78
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This castle was visited as part of a tour of the Desert Castles. It is Situated just of the highway. It has been restored in part and when we visited there were no other people so we were able to explore at leisure. No much...More

Thank s1151
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