Aqaba archeological museum. The Aqaba Archaeological Museum is located in the Aqaba house of Sherif Hussein bin Ali; the museum was opened to the public in 1990. Presently it houses an important collection from the Islamic site of Ayla, dated to the Rashidun, Umayyad, Abbasid, and Fatimid periods, thus representing the Islamic periods from the mid-7th to the beginning of the 12th century AD. Contact our staff at the reception to book this experience!
Arab revolt plaza. Your tour of Aqaba’s historical sites culminates at the Great Arab Revolt Plaza. This huge square is a great space to relax and enjoy the views of the middle beach, and as such is considered an ideal escape for visitors. The importance of the Plaza lies in its historical value. Contact our staff at the reception to book this experience!
Sharif Hussein bin Ali Mosque. The mosque was named after Hussein bin Ali who was the Sharif and Emir of Mecca from 1908 until 1917. Known as the initiator of the Arab Revolt, Al Sharif Hussein bin Ali stood against the increasingly nationalistic Ottoman Empire during the course of the First World War. Contact our staff at the reception to book this experience!
4th century roman church. During the Byzantine period, a great deal of construction took place throughout Jordan. All the major cities of the Roman era continued to flourish as the regional population grew. As Christianity expanded across this region in the fourth century, churches began to sprout up across Jordan. Contact our staff at the reception to book this experience!