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Ajloun Fort

Ajloun National Park, Jerash 26173, Jordan
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The North Tour of Jordan Jerash Ajlun Castle and Um Qais
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Half Day Tour of Jerash and Ajloun
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  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
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“small museum” (11 reviews)
“olive groves” (7 reviews)
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Ajloun National Park, Jerash 26173, Jordan
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We went here in conjunction with Jerash and I wished we had skipped it and had more time in Jerash or spent time in Amman with the ruins there. I wasn't overly enthralled with the fort, didn't seem like anything amazing aside from it being...More

1  Thank Melodi F
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A huge, well restored castle in a very commanding position build by a relative of Salahaddin to stop the Crusaders going further east. Interesting Christian mosaics predating the main castle building inside. Views spectacular to Mt Hermon. Vineyards visible from where some of Jordan's rather...More

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We went here on our way from Jerash to the Dead Sea. The fort itself can be seen in 30 minutes, and the view is great if the weather cooperates. The Jordan Valley drive from Jerash is beautiful, through fruit orchard and olive groves. I...More

1  Thank Gailyn63
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The town of ajloun is situated at about 1200-1300 metres above sea level and is apparently one of the highest places in Jordan . The ajloun castle is a short drive uphill from the town . The castle is said to have been built around...More

Thank vaishak v
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Ajloun is a magical place, sitting high on a hill overlooking Jordan, Israel and Syria. The views are incredible on a clear day. It's not a big castle but is sufficiently well preserved to be a great place to explore. A rabbit warren of stone...More

Thank tarostra
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We visited Ajloun Castle on our way to Mount Nebo and the Dead Sea.It is reasonably well preserved but has many steps and eneven floors,not suitable for anyone with physical limitations. It was cold and rainy the day we visited and the castle was wreathed...More

Thank drhelenperes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great beutiful open area you can sea all off west mountain of palastinr and south seria and lebanon and the jordan valey

Thank Ali A
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We visited Ajloun on our way back from Jerash (we stayed in Madaba). We had the Jordan pass, which included Ajloun. There is a separate place to buy tickets, about a half mile before the castle. We stopped, but were told to keep going up...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Great view of the surrounding area from this fort. It's well preserved and the little museum not too bad inside. It was nice walking around the fort. There were several rooms to explore. They were bear but still intact.

Thank Christiana M
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful medieval castle called Qalet al Rabad or ajloun castle and the beautiful forest around which has beautiful nature around ! There is a big Christian community living with moslems Goodness and hospitality are known at this town ! 30 minutes drive from Jarash Nearby...More

Thank Leodaniel2017
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