© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Courtyard

The central courtyard was originally surrounded by a portico supported by arches, and had a basin for collecting rain water at its center. In the corner left one of the stone staircases leads to the upper floor.

© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Qasr al-Kharana

Imposing and well preserved castle from the early 8th century used for political meetings between Umayyad rulers and local tribal leaders.

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