The best 9 activities in the Umrah Palace Jordan

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The Umrah Palace, or Qusayr Umrah, is one of the most famous desert castles located in the East of Jordan, and near the Azraq specifically. The palace was built in the early eighth century AD, the Umayyad Caliph Al-Walid bin Yazid, which is one of Jordan’s most important historical tourist sites.
Qusayr Amra is distinguished as an important example of the first Islamic art and architecture, and what stands today is a small rural cabin for a larger building, and the palace was used for royal holidays, according to what some of the murals that still exist in the interior ceilings of the building suggest.
The palace was included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which helped raise its profile among the tourism destinations in Amman, Jordan, which are worth a visit.

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Activities you can do in the Umrah Jordan palace

• You can reach Qasr Omra by subscribing to a fun trip from the many safari trips that depart from Azraq on a daily basis.

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• You can take a walk around the palace when you arrive, and take some photos of the surrounding nature and the limestone and basalt used to build it.

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• The palace consists of a large hall that deserves the lens of your cameras. It has been divided into three halls, each of which includes a cellar and a ceiling of three domes.

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• After completing your tour of the palace reception area, you can start learning about the rooms overlooking the garden, which were used for naps.

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• Then you can move to the luxurious palace bath consisting of three spacious halls that were used to change the water temperature from cold to hot.

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From the palace bath you can exit to the vast courtyard, which includes a huge water well, up to a depth of more than 40 meters.

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• Do not forget to take some memorial photos of the palace’s frescoes and their ceilings, in which it stands out that the palace was used for the recreation and comfort of the kings.

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• Then you can enjoy a wonderful tour around the place on the back of one of the beauties that roam the place accompanied by its owners to serve the visitors.

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• End your tour with a visit to one of the hair houses scattered around the place to rest and have a delicious local meal, and a cup of authentic Arabic coffee.

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Entrance prices to the Umrah Palace

3 Jordanian dinars per person, equivalent to 4.23 USD.

Opening times in the palace of Umrah

Everyday from 8 in the morning until 4 in the evening.

Hotels near Omra Palace

Azraq Lodge Hotel is one of Jordan’s best hotels, about 25 km from Quseir Umrah.

Summary of Arab visitor ratings

The hotel got very good reviews for the excellent location, proximity to sights, very delicious local food, helpful and courteous staff, and spacious and comfortable rooms.
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Amman Airport Hotel is one of the best 4-star hotels in Amman, Jordan, and it is located 83 km from Quseir Amra.

Summary of Arab visitor ratings

He received satisfactory reviews in a great location, close to the airport, helpful and friendly staff, excellent food, and great services.
While some complained about the lack of quality food in the hotel.
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Umrah Palace location on the map

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