Located in the southern part of Aqaba city, Aqaba Marine Park stretches about 7 km along the coastline. As it is the only access to sea for Jordanians, the marine resources here faced tremendous pressure, to reduce which this park was created and secured under Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority.
The Park’s Zonation
Strict Reserve Zone: As stated above, the reason for establishing this park is to reduce the anthropogenic impacts on the area as much as possible. A permission from the authorities is req... read more
One of the few historic spots in Aqaba, this castle stands a memoir of the Great Arab Revolt. Till 1916, it served a stronghold for the Turkish, before they were defeated by the army of Sharif Hussein Bin Ali, aided by T. E. Lawrence, popularly known as Lawrence of Arabia. Presently, this tourist spot is open for all to wander around in the past.
Background The Aqaba Castle, also known as Aqaba Fort has been in existence for long as a crusader castle. It was reconstructed by Sultan Qansweh Al Ghuri- one of the l... read more