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Ajloun Fort

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Address: Ajloun National Park, Jerash, 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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Well Preserved, Worth a Visit

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jennifer F
Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 and to show our passes. The views from the castle were amazing! It's well preserved... More 

Thank Jennifer F
Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 ajloun castle is the place where Elijah came from Do not miss walking in city... More 

Thank Leodaniel2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing historic 'castle' with breathtaking views across Jordan into Palestine. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Yusuf R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

A great place especially if it is hot outside. Lots of steps over cobblestones and stairs. It can be a bit dark in areas. We enjoyed this wonderful castle.

Thank painnurse
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The castle occupies a high location above Ajloun town. The site isn't too large and has a good number of information boards around the site. There is a small museum inside the very solid structure. There is a great view from the top around the surrounding area.

Thank daveashuk
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The site is massive. Every corner you turn reveals yet more of this impressive site, with still lots more covered with sand or the modern town. All the past is before you, cart ruts in the streets, olive presses in the shops. A theatre and hippodrome which is still in use today. Plenty of signage to explain the site. Expect... More 

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Banff, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

A tumbling down ancient castle with great views throughout the valley. A good place to start your day of touring to get a birds eye view of the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

nice castle, with good explanations all the way. Beautiful. Sadly there is much garbage. If you dont see it you dont loose nothing really important. Good views from the top.

Thank Alberto R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The fort itself is nice and well maintained the climb to the top provides amazing views of the surrounding.

Thank Salim O

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