Shobak CastleCurrently Open
- Address: Shobak, Jordan, Petra
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Castle, Family And Kids, Point Of Interest
Delve deep into the history of Jordan by visiting this majestic castle in Shobak. Jordan is a culturally rich country steeped in history. Moreover, a slice of history awaits you here at Shobak castle. Built in 1115, this castle has a great importance in the history of Jordan. Basically, it is a crusader castle located on the eastern side of the Arabah, surrounded by rocky and conical mountain, overlooking the fruits laden trees below. The name Shobak means ‘ruins’ in Arabic. The castle remained a property for the Royal family of Jerusalem. The castle has a huge structure with magnificent walls and towers.
- By rented car
- By taxi
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