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Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)

Ajlun, Jordan
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“small museum” (6 reviews)
“day trip” (4 reviews)
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Ajlun, Jordan
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"small museum"
in 6 reviews
"day trip"
in 4 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 3 reviews
"amazing views"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful place"
in 3 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 2 reviews
"off the beaten path"
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"visiting jordan"
in 2 reviews
"pine trees"
in 2 reviews
"two days"
in 2 reviews
"hill"
in 16 reviews
"rooms"
in 16 reviews
"jerash"
in 22 reviews
"region"
in 8 reviews
"amman"
in 14 reviews
"walls"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was really impressed by how well preserved this castle is and the great views from the second floor, really worth going to visit.

Thank AndrewL L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This trip was very time ago, it’s an historic and interesting place to visit and adventure, Jordan landmark.

Thank Reham Maher E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely interesting. Well preserved. Great area views from the castle. Plan on takikng some time to experience and enjoy.

Thank Kevin P
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I found this castle more interesting than the one in Karak and a lot more preserved. Panels are all around to explain and the restorations have been well made. Very nice view of the surroundings, it changes from the Southern desert!

Thank Thomas K
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

This is an amazing castle with really thick walls. There was more signage than I expected, but if you are willing to pay there are guides who are willing to explain things to you.

Thank Fiona1110
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This castle is off the beaten path a bit but well worth the drive if you are into old stuff. The castle is perched on top of a hill (steep walking) with views of the valley in all directions. Bathrooms are available as are drinks....More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Take an hour or so to visit this castle on the top of the hill. It ia very well preserved and there is a lot of explanations in every part. Plus you get a beautiful view of the surrounding hills. So far the most interesting...More

Thank Alex C
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The castel is a bit off the beaten path and you'll need a good driver or a tour guide to take you there but it's all worth it. The area is nothing like the rest of the country as it's nestled atop a hill among...More

Thank Sebmtb
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This was not on our list of 'things to see or do' but our taxi driver effectively insisted that, while we were up visiting Jerash, we had to visit Ajlun Castle. Unfortunately, all the way there he was singing the praises and saying how wonderful...More

Thank HappyOgre
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

We had an excellent trip to Jordan this past February. Mona Naffa at Monaco Business Development was wonderful to deal with. The visit to Ajloun was interesting historically.

Thank mpelberg
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Response from BrooksyNJ | Reviewed this property |
In summer, Ajloun is 8:30a-6:30pm. You can find full hours for the main Jordanian sites at jordanpass.jo/Contents/Opening_Hours.aspx
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