Qasr Kharana

Qasr Kharana

Qasr Kharana, also known as Qasr al-Harrana, Qasr al-Kharanah, Kharaneh or Hraneh, is one of the best-known of the desert castles located in eastern Jordan, It is one of the earliest examples of Islamic Umayyad Caliphate architecture in the region.

Site Information

Country: Jordan

District: Zarqa Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 8th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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