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Coordinates : 32°5′00″N 36°21′47″E / 32.08333°N 36.36306°E / 32.08333; 36.36306

QASR AL HALLABAT is a town in the Zarqa Governorate
Zarqa Governorate
of north-western Jordan
Jordan
, north-east of the capital of Amman
Amman
. The town is named after the Umayyad desert castle located there. To the east of the castle stands the associated bath house of HAMMAM AS-SARAH .

CONTENTS

* 1 Castle * 2 Modern town * 3 See also * 4 External links * 5 References

CASTLE

The complex of Qasr al-Hallabat is located in Jordan's eastern desert. Originally a Roman fortress constructed under Emperor Caracalla
Caracalla
to protect its inhabitants from Bedouin
Bedouin
tribes, this site dates to the second and third century AD, although there is trace evidence