Ajloun Fort, Jerash
Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
Take a tour of the 12th-century ruins of Ajloun Fort, a historic Muslim castle that was once the core of the town of Aljoun. The fort and castle were built in 1185 by a local emir, under the command of Saladin, the first sultan of Syria and Egypt. You can take a taxi or brave the uphill trek from the city to the fortress, where you’ll find a small museum that displays a variety of artifacts and relics. Explore the castle’s nooks and crannies, and enjoy the expansive views from the towering hill that overlooks the city. Make Ajloun Fort part of your personalized Jerash itinerary using our Jerash holiday planner.
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Po dlhej ceste z Madaby sme zamierili smerom ku zámku/hradu. Je to miesto odkiaľ vidno krásne na Jeruzalem, Palestínu, siriu( nakoľko je to len par km od Syrskych hraníc. Hrad nestojí za nic. Su to le... read more »After a long journey from Madaby, we headed towards the mansion/Castle. It is a place where it can be seen beautifully on Jerusalem, Palestine, siriu (as par km from Syrskych. The castle is not worth anything. Su's only hole without walls of the Interior. But that view no. I recommend.show original
Interesting piece of history that has great views of many historic places. Worth the travel if you have time - would not recommend as a primary attraction
Having visited the region often I have seen my share of Crusader era fortresses and castles. All are interesting but this one is in the best condition from the ones I have seen. Tip: Bathrooms are cle... read more »
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