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My family of 4 visited the Ajlun castle and took an official one hour guided tour of the same in English. Better perception of deep history is achieved by doing a guided tour of this castle. The castle is strategically located on the top of...More
When visiting Jordan, it is interesting to include 2 castles in the tour: Jerash - built by the Crusaders - and Ajlun built by a general in the army of Saladin. We were lucky to visit it almost by ourselves. There are a few explanations...More
If you are visiting Jerash it is well worth extending your trip to see this castle. As this castle was built by muslims it has a different feel to the crusader castles in this area. The drive to the castle was itself interesting with views...More
When we were there (Friday afternoon), the place was really crowded, so it was quite hard to explorer the castle in calm. Despite that, the explanations given are quite superficial and scarce. Probably it would have been good to hire a guide. The views, however,...More
First of all, the views are amazing. The drive up was equally gorgeous. We had so much fun wandering in this centuries old castle. The only draw back was there were people smoking inside and it seemed to get trapped in the rooms. There was...More
Whilst Ajlun Castle doesn't seem to be a destination in its own right, it certainly makes a good interesting stop if you are heading north to Umm Qais. Allow about 1-2 hours for the visit & don't worry if its extremely hot as the castle...More
The visit to Ajloun castle is totally worth it - located on Mount Ajlun , the castle dates back from the 13th century and is stil very well preserved with all ceilings in place.
Once there, never miss grabbing up those very safe stairs till...More
The castle was apparently built by Muslims to half the crusaders. It is visibly injured, but much remain of it still. While there are nice interiors and the most is made of it, it is nothing amazing. The views around are nice though and the...More