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Lateral view of the audience hall. This area at the north end of the palace is flanked by impressive barrel-vaulted residential rooms made of fired bricks on stone foundations.
© Photo: Haupt & Binder
The Umayyad palace from the mid 8th cent., close to Amman's airport, is world-famous for its carved ornamentation. Remains can be seen on the site, extensively restored in 2013.