Desert palaces

Palaces Desert (desert castles) - combining the name for more than two dozen fortifications located east of Amman on the road to the border of Iraq and Saudi Arabia. During the reign of the Umayyad stone desert (Badia) was built up good. According to historians, caravanserais and fortified buildings were within one day equestrian paths from each other, that is, consists of a grid with a spread of no more than 50-60 km between adjacent structures.