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Ajloun Fort

Ajloun National Park, Jerash 26173, Jordan
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“jordan valley” (10 reviews)
“small museum” (12 reviews)
“olive groves” (7 reviews)
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Ajloun National Park, Jerash 26173, Jordan
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"jordan valley"
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"small museum"
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"olive groves"
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"castle built"
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"panoramic view"
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"west bank"
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"great castle"
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"outstanding views"
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"buy tickets"
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"trade routes"
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"worth a stop"
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"dead sea"
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"an amazing place"
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"on site"
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"visiting jerash"
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"saladin"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From nearly anywhere in the northern town of Ajloun, the castle can be seen, dominating the settlement below from its 1250-meter perch on the top of Jebel Auf. It is the first thing most people think of when they hear the name “Ajloun,” and other...More

Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were debating whether to visit this fort/castle or not since it added a couple of hours to our route...a decision which we were happy to have made as it added flavor to our trip.

Thank Ryan James P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place, if you could go with a guide is better, to enjoy the local (historical point of view) explanations.

Thank flaviasylvia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aijoun was a Muslim Castle set high upon a hill. It’s undergoing extensive restoration work, but it’s fortifications were built like the proverbial Brick SH. This area along with Jeresh was much greener.

Thank 514shannon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent remains from the crusader times ,fairly well preserved ,gives a very good insight into how life would have been then and the reason for choosing this site for a castle.

Thank merp23
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This castle has a remarkable history and provided the visibility is good, gives an outstanding views. When we were there it was rather overrun with schoolchildren. Despite that there is much to see, including a small museum containing beautiful ancient artifacts.

Thank Tony M
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

To me it is better than the castle in Karak. Smaller, but much more interesting. Maybe the quantity of explainations helped to appreciate

Thank Thomas K
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

This castle has amazing views of the countryside. Although it has been knocked about in it's time, by invaders and by earthquakes, it retains interesting features. worth the short walk up from the visitors centre

Thank Judith S
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

The Ajloun fort was strategically positioned on the top of a hill where you could see the enemies approaching from several 100 kilometers away. A lot of restoration work has been done in the past 8 years to give the visitors a better look of...More

Thank Rizwan S
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We went early morning before crowds. Only one energetic school group of boys with teacher having a hard time controlling them. But courteous. Beautiful places to visit. Enjoyed it tremendously. A beautiful well taken care of place.

Thank Dana C
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