Ruins in Aqaba

Located along the Corniche and incongruously squeezed between the marina and the Mövenpick Resort Hotel, Ayla is the site of the ancient port of Aqaba. Fading noticeboards in English pinpoint items of interest. Archaeological enthusiasts will appreciate the imagination needed to turn the jumble of foundations and columns into a living city – start at the old street leading from the Egyptian gate and let your mind do the rest.