Qasr Al-Mshatta

Qasr Al-Mshatta

Qasr Al-Mshatta, Qasr Al-Mshatta is the ruin of an Umayyad winter palace, probably commissioned by Caliph Al-Walid II (743-744). The ruins are located south of Amman, Jordan.

Site Information

Country: Jordan

District: Amman Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 8th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Qasr Al-Mushatta

Date of Submission: 2001

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