Castle Zaman

Castle Zaman

27Jun

 

Castle Zaman

East of the Sinai Peninsula, overlooking the Gulf of Aqaba, this impressive monument commands a dramatic, mountainous view of four countries: Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt. Zaman Castle is centrally located 40km south of Eilat, Israel, and only 50km away from Naqb airport in Taba. The exact site signifies a landmark on the ancient road connecting St. Catherine’s Monastery with Jerusalem.

Strict adherence has been given to ancient construction techniques, which were revived specifically for the project. Environmental awareness at Castle Zaman Taba Every single stone has been handpicked from nearby mountains. Neither metal nor concrete were used in the castle’s construction.  To maintain authenticity, and to accord with historically accurate architectural design, only local materials were used in the construction.A true architectural achievement, the castle revives ancient techniques of building stone vaults and cross vaults.