Jerash & Ajloan Castle Day Tour


Jerash & Ajloun Castle Day Tour

Start TimePickup LocationSitesTour IncludeTour Not include
08:00 AMyour Hotel in AmmanJerash.

Ajlun Castle

Home / Hotel Pick-up and drop-off.
English Speaking driver.
A modern vehicle with AC.
Entry fees.
Local Tour Guide.
Travel Insurance.
Meals & anything
not mentioned otherwise
is not included.
(Local Tour guide can be used if desired) From The Main Entrance, we are flexible about the Time.

 Jerash + Ajloun Castle

The Tour Finish At 4:00 PM ( Drop off in your Hotel in Amman )

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Jerash

its A close second to Petra on the list of favourite destinations in Jordan is the ancient city ,

which boasts an unbroken chain of human occupation dating back more than 6,500 years.

It lies on a plain surrounded by hilly wooded areas and fertile basins.

Conquered by General Pompey in 63 BC,

it came under Roman rule and was one of the ten great Roman cities of the Decapolis League.

The city’s golden age come under Roman rule, during which time it was known as Gerasa,

and the site is now generally acknowledged to be one of the best-preserve Roman provincial towns in the world. Hidden for centuries in sand before being excavate and restore over the past 70 years,

it reveals a fine example of the grand,

formal provincial Roman urbanism that is found throughout the Middle East, Jordan Tour

comprising paved and colonnaded streets, soaring hilltop temples, handsome theatres,

spacious public squares and plazas, baths, fountains and city walls pierced by towers and gates Jordan Tour

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Ajloun

The marvels of nature and the genius of medieval Arab military architecture
give northern Jordan two of the most important ecological and historical attractions in the Middle East
the sprawling pine forests of the Ajloun-Dibbine area, and the towering Ayyubid castle at Ajloun,
which helped defeat the Crusaders eight centuries ago.
Ajloun Castle (Qal’at Ar-Rabad) build by one of Saladin’s generals in 1184 AD
to control the iron mines of Ajloun, and to deter the Franks from invading Ajloun.
it dominate the three main routes leading to the Jordan Valley and protected the trade
and commercial routes between Jordan and Syria;
it became an important link in the defensive chain against the Crusaders,
who, unsuccessfully spent decades trying to capture the castle and the nearby village. Jordan Tour
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