Aqaba Castle, Aqaba

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  • The information of the closed property is not available online. The entire area is closed for restoration and renovation. It is relatively new fortress and looks cool from outside. The museum is also ...  more »
  • If you have 2 minutes, stop you in this old fort worth visiting if you have the time. Otherwise you're not missing much. More old fort in the region, it is a must see if you love old stones and military history. If not go your way
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  • If you are only in aqaba all is interesting , but i you are , as we, after all jorday trip than is just enoiugh to see while go by  more »
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  • The castle is still under renovation. According to some local staff it will be finished... when it will be finished. It has been under renovations for a couple of months now. There were no sign of active work in progress so i would suggest you ask some locals before going there. However tpu can still do the waterfront walk and have a look on the giant flag it's just nearby. This flag has no star, it's "almost" the Jordan flag (flag of the revolution).
  • Historically castle but need more attention
  • It's a mumlok and ottoman castle , small but nice one, now its closed , its under restoration, its will be open in the beginning of April
  • You'll arrive at the entrance of a mini museum where you will buy a ticket for 2 JD. It's small, but has good information. Exiting the museum, you'll head up the street for the entrance to the Castle, dating as far back as 14th C. Though it is currently under construction in honor of the centennial of the Arab Revolt (and because a team did shoddy work of it in the 1960s), you'll still be welcome to walk through the wooden gates and into a different time period. Talk to the men restoring the castle. They will tell you what they've found that day or if National Geographic was there the day before to film a documentary. If you're lucky, you might be able to see some of the bullet shells they've recovered. Definitely read up on the castle before you go as there are no placards inside the castle itself. Interesting to note: the Aqaba Flagpole (that is so big they can probably see it from space) is not the Jordanian flag, but the Arab Revolt flag. It flies over the castle in memory.
  • Nice castle

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