Object name:
Aqaba Fortress


Added by:
Albertina Reynolds

Add date:
2020-12-08 11:12

Object description

The Aqaba Castle, Mamluk Castle or Aqaba Fort , located in Aqaba, Jordan, is a fortress originally built by Crusaders in the 12th century, and named Helim. Ayla was recaptured by Saladin in 1187 and the fortress was destroyed, until it was rebuilt in the early 16th century under the Mamluk Sultan Al-Ashraf Qansuh Al-Ghuri.

Aqaba Fortress
Aqaba Fortress
Aqaba Fortress

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