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Umayyad Water Cistern, Amman

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Umayyad Water Cistern, Amman

Umayyad Water Cistern is an ancient ruined Open Cistern located adjacent to the Umayyad Palace on the Citadel Hill (Amman Citadel), Amman, Jordan. The cistern was built in the 8th century AD during the time of the Umayyad Caliphate in order to meet the palace's need for water.

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Country: Jordan

District: Amman Governorate

Category: Bridges and Water Structures

Site History: 8th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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