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Ajloun Fort

Ajloun National Park, Jerash 26173, Jordan
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Ajloun National Park, Jerash 26173, Jordan
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Reviewed 6 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 28 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 24 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 23 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
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We combined this visit with our trip to Jerash - we went there first. Is is not on the Jordan Pass but inexpensive to get in. It is lovely and cool inside - it was an OK stop, but would not rave about it, other...More

Thank Myclare
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Visited in December. There was mist and rain hanging in the rain that gave the site haunting yet beautiful appearance. The parts of the fort has been demolished, but the major part of it is still maintained well and is clean. Great place to visit...More

Thank Mayur H
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The fort has been constructed very strategically to ensure that it is well protected from enemies. Goes to show the thought they use to put when constructing such big projects. For families with small kids the place can be a bit of a challenge since...More

Thank Yasir N
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If you have other places to see and you have plans to visit Petra World Heritage Sight then you can definitely skip this.

Thank Rajanshital
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This castle is a fantastic ancient place that you can spend a whole day inside, sure I'm not talking about exploring the place, but I'm talking about the history that comes after it. Read about the area history and just go there and will find...More

Thank Hamza E
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