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Qatrana Station and Castle:

Al Qatrana Station Rail car in the Al Qatrana yard .. Photo courtesy of Peter Herrett he Water Tower at Qatrana Station .. Photo courtesy of Peter Herrett Qatrana Station photo by German …

Ma'an Station:

Ma’an was a famous stop on the pilgrim route, and is often called the “Pilgrim City.” You can reach this route by car or bus, by traveling south from Amman on the Desert Highway that …

Aila Port (Ayla):

The Nabataeans maintained a port at Aila at the northern end of the Gulf of Aqaba. This port was used almost exclusively by Arab ships as the Gulf of Aqaba was known for its foul winds, making it a …

Jabel Abu Taqah Station:

Al Muzzaham Fort These pictures were supplied by Gerhard Henrich. For more great pictures of the Hejaz Railway, please see Gerhard’s site: http://www.henrich-center.de/index.html.

PETRA: High Place:

also known as Robinson’s High Place The High Place is located at the very top of a mountain. If you want to see it, you will have to climb up there. The main steps to the high place …

Dedan:

Ancient Dedan is known as Al Ula today. In the ruins of the old city there are inscriptions that indicate the Dedanites were preceded by a Minean settlement. The Mineans established a center at this …

Burqu Qasr:

Mosque Name: Qasr Burqu’ Country: Jordan City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): 81 AH Year of construction (AD): 700 AD GPS: 34° 0’26.03”N 36°12’25.59”E Original Qibla: unknown Rebuilt …

Qasr 'Azraq:

Mosque Name: Qasr ‘Azraq Country: Jordan City: ‘Azraq Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 31°52’48.62"N 36°49’38.78"E …