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All reviews small museum day trip tour guide beautiful area well worth the visit amazing views visiting jerash nice view great place to visit couple of hours off the beaten path pine trees jordan valley two days hill region amman
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Easily reached within an hour from Amman and well worth doing if you heading to Jarash. We entered using the Jordan Pass. You can hire a local guide at the entrance but the story boards are in English and give you a very good description...More

Thank ianx17489
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views, couldnt ask for more. very clean and organized, security everywhere.. The castle is out.of this world.

Thank Zeid B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good signage in three languages for this atmospheric Muslim fortress. Fascinating history with nearby trails.

Thank PatriciaD1695
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

About one hour drive from the capital Amman. This 12th century castle is situated on the top of Ouf mountain. Avery well preserved 12th century castle with many things to see inside including a small museum inside the castle. There is a nearby visitor cenrter...More

Thank Rami I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful fortress with interior uplights. It is a beautiful climb of over 130 steps to the top. The view is spectacular!

Thank evanses5
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I’m not sure why anyone would try to attack this imposing castle. While you could roar through it, allow at least an hour to take in the experience. Signage is very good but a tour guide would add more colour to the story. The walks...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

History speaks as you walk the castle steps & enjoy the view. A guide could provide further insight yet signage is clear in several languages. There are many steps and is not easily accessible to persons with knee difficulties ..

Thank Diala A
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Beautiful castle and beautiful area not far from Amman. Perfect day trip from the city. The castle itself even on a very hot day is very pleasant and could inside. Spend some extra time to read all the information provided there. Tourist shops have good...More

Thank Jaroslaw S
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Castle is beutiful preserved and very popular among foreign tourist. Located 73 km north of Amman, and a short journey northwest from Jerash, town of Ajloun is place where emperor Hadrian stayed over the winter of 129-30 AD. The Castle of Ajloun or "Hilltop Castle "ooks like a Crusader...More

Thank Mirna P
Reviewed 24 July 2018

well, its one rich ruined castle of the great king " Salahuddin ayoobi", hence when you enter the palace you will experience alot of reminisce . beautiful, worth visiting if you really love to see historic places.

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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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