Qala'at al-Aqaba Qala'at al-Aqaba / / gallery 
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On Aqaba's beach is Aqaba Fortress, built by the Crusaders in the 12th century, rebuilt in the 16th century under one of the last Mamluk sultans, and altered many times since. The Aqaba flagpole (6th-tallest in the world) flies the flag of the Great Arab Revolt of 1916-8 over the site.
LOCATION: Aqaba
DATE: Wed, 12/05/2010
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