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The eighth-century castle built on a desert caravan road is most famous for its ornate baths.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located about an hour's drive eastwards from Amman, Quseir Amra is a former hunting lodge which, while not being large, is certainly worth a visit. The frescos on the walls are detailed and fascinating. We had a guide to explain them to us, which made...More

Thank martyncymro
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This is one of the best among the Desert's Castles,which we visited within a day tour from Amman with our Jordan Aventura Drivers TO. The place is rather far from the city, but it is a UNESCO site due to its very interesting frescoes of...More

1  Thank ele170
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This is an ummaid hunting lodge. Its free to enter and plenty of parking. There is a little museum on the side. We were surprised by the art work. Its one of the kind in the muslim world. They reminded us of frescoes seen in...More

Thank Arch L
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We hired a driver for the day to visit the dessert castles. This was for two reasons. Firstly we had already spent a day in Amman and decided we had seen all there was to see and secondly this is a UNESCO site. The drive...More

Thank webbsm
Reviewed 28 April 2018

I rated this place 4 stars because it is unique, not only in the construction but also in the detail in the murals. Hunting scenes and bath scenes and the dry desert air has been kind to them. The site in not handicapped accessible and...More

Thank WSCTraveler
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Once a private home built they say in 7th century when images were acceptable and the land around was full of vegetation. Somehow the images are supposed to have survived 1300 years. Hmmm. It's a UNESCO world heritage site so must be something. But was...More

Thank Charbala
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This is the best among Desert's Castles, because of its very interesting frescos of Omyyad Age. It was a place used for diplomatic and informal meetings, where people could enjoy and rest after the warm and dry desert: so these frescos aren't only religious, but...More

1  Thank Luca C
Reviewed 11 March 2018

The Jordanian Badia was thriving with life in the past, yet, due to human activity, hunting and over grazing. It lost a lot of its natural heritage. The paintings remind us of this glamorous past. Amra might seem a bit isolated today, but over a...More

1  Thank Mohammad A
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Quseir Amra is the most exquisite and beautiful castle near Amman. It is pretty close and must visit. Beautiful, colorful frescoes are amazing.

Thank Marina1701
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Qasr Amra is around 2 hours away from Amman by road and it looks quite small and unimpressive from the outside. But the moment you step through its doors, you're sure to be taken aback. You'll see fresco paintings on the walls and the ceilings,...More

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