Burnt Palace

Burnt Palace information

Madaba , Jordan
Hussein bin Ali St
Opening hours
8am-5pm Sun-Thu Oct-Apr, to 7pm Sun-Thu May-Sep
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The Burnt Palace was a late-6th-century luxury private mansion destroyed by fire and earthquake around AD 749. Walkways lead around the ruins for viewing the assorted mosaics, the best of which are the hunting sequences in the east wing, and the lion attacking a bull in the west wing.