Desert Castle Tour From Amman

Cultural & Theme Tours in Southern Jordan

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Tour to the Desert castles beautiful examples of both early Islamic art and architecture, stand testament to a fascinating era in the country's rich history. Their fine mosaics, frescoes, stone and stucco carvings and illustrations, inspired by the best in Persian and Graeco-Roman traditions, tell countless stories of the life as it was during the 8th century. Called castles because of their imposing stature, the desert complexes actually served various purposes as caravan stations, agriculture and trade centers, resort pavilions and outposts that helped distant rulers forge ties with local Bedouins
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kerak Castle, Dead Sea RegionTour to the Desert castles beautiful examples of both early Islamic art and architecture, stand testament to a fascinating era in the country's rich history. Their fine mosaics, frescoes, stone and stucco carvings and illustrations, inspired by the best in Persian and Graeco-Roman traditions, tell countless stories of the life as it was during the 8th century. Called castles because of their imposing stature, the desert complexes actually served various purposes as caravan stations, agriculture and trade centers, resort pavilions and outposts that helped distant rulers forge ties with local BedouinsDuration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Private transportation
  • Pivate Guide

What’s not included

  • Personal expences
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Kerak Castle
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