Al-Azraq and Golden Palaces
Al-Azraq and Golden Palaces, this golden oasis is rich in fresh water and minerals, which is an hour and a half drive from the capital Amman, which is characterized by the abundance of its effects, and the diversity of tourist areas.
Passing through Al-Azraq Oasis and the Al-Azraq Reserve, which is the destination of migratory birds to add a charming touch that attracts the beholder. It is a city closely linked to a long history. It represents the golden age of the last blue desert connected to the present, which is almost devoid of landmarks. We see the thirst for the history of this civilization, which dug into the rocks of castles and their unique architectural designs. Al-Azraq and its golden cast, it is amazing that you have the opportunity to enjoy its shortness that has seen important historical events.
We always think that the desert lacks beauty and relaxation, but it is distinguished by its blue desert oases and its golden palaces.
Al-Azraq and golden palaces are one of the most beautiful places that can trap you. It gives you the first opportunity to live in the contradiction of nature. This makes you break the usual picture of the desert. The most beautiful desert palaces are full of mosaics and murals showing the skill and art of building. Golden Sands to tell the story of its steadfastness in wars and natural factors.
The Al-Azraq and its golden palaces take us to the ancient beauty, with many attractions such as the Black Stone “Ain- Al sil” Palace and the “Owend” Palace, one of the Roman castles. In addition to the Palace of the Oscars, which is located on one of the high hills and several palaces, the most important of which:
Al-Harrana Palace: It is about 55 km from Amman to the east. This palace is built in 92 AH (710 AD) in the succession of Al-Waleed bin Abdul-Malik from buildings that are still partially intact, regardless of some minor collapse in its northern part Western due to natural factors. The Al-Harrana Palace was built along the Harrana Valley and is a square shaped 35 m long and consists of two floors and built on the model of the Shami houses.
Qsair Amrah: This Umayyad building is located along Wadi Al-Butm, east of Amman, about 85 km away. It is a beautiful Umayyad building to contain its interior walls on the frescoes of the fresco and on the mosaic floors.
This short is one of the baths built in the Umayyad era.
(This building consists of a main reception hall, bathrooms, water installations).
The Palace of Bricks: This palace is made of immortal Umayyad palaces where one of the roads is located on the commercial roads linking Balqa with the north of the Arabian Peninsula.
However, due to the distance of this palace and the fact that it has not yet been completed (140) km southeast of Amman, its visit may not be easy for the local visitor, and it is expected to be headed by Walid Bin Yazid between 743-744 AD.
Al-Azraq Castle: This castle is characterized by its beautiful and cohesive structure and consists of three floors and gives an impression of the strength and strength of the building in that period of time. The Al-Azraq Fortress dates back to the Roman Empire, dating back to the second century AD. However, the citadel took the form of Islamic construction as a sign of the inscription above its main gate.
Ain- Al sil Palace: Ain- Al sil Palace is a small area of Umayyad palaces with a length of 17 meters in square form built of black basalt stones. The palace, which is located in the middle of a farm on its western side, has a bath consisting of three or four rooms. The importance of this palace because it contains a bath, which indicates the spread of the construction of baths in the Umayyad period. This palace is about 1750 meters northeast of the Al-Azraq Castle.
Al- Asikhim Palace: This palace is located to the north-east 15 km from Al-Azraq’s Castle. This palace was built of black basalt stones as a defensive enclosure to protect the Sarhan Valley. It dates back to the early Roman period and was built squarely
The length of the rib is 23.5 meters.
This palace is one of the Roman castles built as a defensive fortress to protect the Sarhan valley gate and is being reconstructed in the 3rd and 4th centuries AD. This palace is located about 15 km southwest of Azraq.
One of the Islamic palaces is located northwest of the Ruweished area, one of the Jordanian villages to the northeast Jordan, where it is based on the road leading to Baghdad, built of black basalt stones available in that region as a free zone and dates back to the year 700 AD This palace is located on the east bank of the Burqa Dam.