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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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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • 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 6 days ago via mobile

You will need your own transport to get here or be part of a tour. You buy the ticket at the bottom of the hill and then you can drive or walk up to the main gate from there. The castle is very well explained...More

Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can visit the castle of Ajloun just west of Jerash in the same trip, it is placed on a hilltop belonging to the Mount Ajloun, it calls Qalat er-Rabad too, as the Ajloun Castle is locally knwon, was the base of the Arab forces...More

Thank Eman A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were close and we got a lot of explanation from our guide but I did not find it spectacular. It takes 15 min to visit it all but you have a nice view on top.

Thank TonyTiger19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The remains of an old fort with nice views. Small, not very impressive museum on site. Plenty of space to explore inside. Worth a sidetrip if you are going to Jerash.

Thank mjhtnt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Fortress was built by Salahuddin. an Islamic Hero who regained the Jerusalem from the crussaders after a long siege of the city ... Once you enter the Fortress you get that feeling of Ancient war styles & buildings, and how did they survive at...More

Thank OMAR906
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is a splendid castle in which to spend an hour or so looking around. At first sight it might appear a crusader castle but was in fact built by Azz ad-Din Usama in 1184. The interior is very dramatically lit and great fun to...More

Thank DougF45
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

The road from Amman to Ajloun took as almost 3 hours but it was nice and view on the road is awesome. The fort is amazing and for someone who is architecture lover I really enjoyed it . And the awesome part is that you...More

Thank Nisma899
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Only half an hour outside Jerash, the fort is in good order and you can wander round both the rooms as well as the museum that is there. However the highlight, is the panoramic views of the hills. It is breathtaking to be there and...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Built to protect trade routes and mines nearby, the fort contains great views of the surroundings and a nice museum.

Thank WMBandit
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

A truly remarkable engineering feat, and setting the restoration works aside, we were stunned by the integrity and robustness of the fort. Most of the facilities in the fort are intact, and you can truly come to appreciate its history. Highly recommend exploring it with...More

Thank midris5
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