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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 29 June 2017

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 27 June 2017

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 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 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
Reviewed 5 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 29 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 17 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
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