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Aqaba ,Jordan a city ruled by Romans, mamluks, ottomans

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Aqaba is one of the famous and historical cities of Jordan.it is situated on the southern side of Jordan. .
Aqaba is 4 hours away from Amman, the capital city of Jordan. The rich history of Aqaba dates back to pre-biblical times .
Aquba is the place where a battle of Aquba took place.
This battle gave immortal fame to Lawrence of Arabia. From the Aqaba the border of Israel and Egypt can be visited ,on the south border of Saudi Arabia Falls.

It is a natural stop for the tourists who plan to visit Petra, another historical town of Jordan.
The famous places to visit in the Aqaba includes the city’s old town, which offers an experience of ancient time.

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Aqaba market is full of local handcrafters who sell hand-crafted goods to tourists .
There is also the Mamluk Fort and the Aqaba Archaeological Museum.
Aqaba , the only seaport of Jordan, celebrates its great old days of history. Thses day’s celebration is held as a souk-by-sea celebration. Here, tourists can enjoy live music performances of local artists and traditional delicacies.
Aqaba’s unique geographical location makes it a vital stop for many migratory birds and traders. The Aqaba Bird Observatory monitors these migratory birds.
The bird observatory protects these migratory birds as they travel between Europe and North Africa.
The Red Sea near Aqaba is the mostly home to aquatic wildlife worldwide.The proximity of Aqaba to the Red Sea makes it an attractive place for divers. Tourism is an important factor in the local economy of Aqaba.
Aqaba is also a port city, so many fresh and delicious seafood can be availed here. There are  local festive dishes tourists can enjoy, namely sayadia, composed of rice fish blended with a mixture of spices .

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