Azraq (meaning blue in English) refers to the dark basalt stones that the castle is built of – which reflect blue from a distance. It's known for its mediaeval Islamic fort and the nearby nature reserves (wetland and Shumari). Because of its strategic location the site has been occupied by many different civilizations, including the Umayyads, Ayyubids and Ottomans. During World War I, when T. E. Lawrence, better known as Lawrence of Arabia, used the castle as his military base during the Arab Revolt against the Turks.

Event Date : 08-02-2014 12:00 AM
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