Ajloun(Ajlun) CastleOctober 6, 2018 in Jordan ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C
Early morning pickup, and first up was to Ajloun Castle, about an hour and a half out of Amman.
One of the monument artifice models of the Ayyubid military architecture. Ajloun Castle is located at Jabal Awf about 1123m above sea level and was built by Prince Izzeddin Usemah 1184 AD under the reign of Sultan Salah al-Din al Ayyubl. The purpose for this castle was to secure and protect the communication routes against the Frankish inroads from southern Levant. The castle also served as a supplies center provisioning military supplies, and as a location for pigeon post.Read more