Jordan facts & history in
is about 65 km north of Amman
and 10 km east of Yerash.
A 12th C. Arab castle and
fortification against the Crusaders.
It is built on 1200m high mountain
with breathtaking views of the Jordan Valley.
In 1260 was destroyed by the Mongols,
but rebuilt soon by the Mameluks,
who doubled the walls and built another
fortification outside of it.
Ajlun also have an old Mosque,that was
built in the Middle Ages over a Catholic church.
You can click on these photos for an enlargement.
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