Ajlun, Jordan

Travel Blogs from Ajlun

Ajlun Travel Blogs (6)
Castles, Citadel and Turkish Bath, Ajlun, Jordan travel blog

Castles, Citadel and Turkish Bath

A travel blog entry by meganholley


... maker. His family has been in the business since the 1800s! He demonstrated his carving on the handle and later showed everyone how he even creates the handles. There are so many neat things to see in Jordan, everything is so old it's hard to believe. ...

Ajlun Crusader Castle, Ajlun, Jordan travel blog

Ajlun Crusader Castle

A travel blog entry by philiphannis


This weekend was pretty low key. Ajlun, an hour outside of Amman, is a crusader-era castle on top of a mountain. It really transported you back to that era. The countryside is beautiful ...

Aljoun castle, Ajloun, Jordan travel blog

Aljoun castle

A travel blog entry by desertfish


Aljoun castle was built around 1184 AD by Izz al-Din Usama, nephew to Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi. It was built atop mt. 'Auf and from its hight vantage point sentries could see Palestine, Syria and Iraq. This making it a strategic link against the ...

Extreme heat of Jerash, Ajloun, Jordan travel blog

Extreme heat of Jerash

A travel blog entry by anita.russ

... with atmospheric rooms leading off of each other and archery slits looking out over the surrounding hillsides. This castle guards the Jordan Valley and was later used as an Ottoman garrison. We stopped for lunch at a very nice restaurant called Green ...