Qusayr Al Mushatta, Qusayr ‘Amra & Qusayr al-kharrana

Jordan’s desert castles, beautiful examples of both early islamic art and architecture, stand testament to a fascinating era in the country’s rich history. They include fine mosaics, frescoes, stone and stucco carvings as well as illustrations that were inspired by the best in Persian and Graeco-Roman traditions. Qusayr ‘Amra, one of the best preserved monuments, is a UNESCO world Heritage Site.

 

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