007- Early Islamic Period
The Hallabat Palace was originally a Roman fort built in 198-217 CE. It was converted into a monastery in the Byzantine period and then rebuilt by the Umayyads in the 7th century CE. The palace has ornate frescos, mosaics, and carvings. It includes an adjacent mosque, a reservoir, eight cisterns, an irrigated agricultural area, small independent houses, and the Sarah bath complex two km to the east.
Off Highway 30, 25 km east of Zarqa. The Sarah bath complex is closer to the main highway; the palace is two km past the baths at the GPS coordinates: 32.0929°, 36.3280°.