Ajlun Castle

Ajlun Castle

Ajlun Castle, Qal'at Ajloun, Qa'lat ar-Rabad, is a 12th-century Muslim castle situated in northwestern Jordan. It is placed on a hilltop belonging to the Jabal Ajlun. It was built by the Ayyubids in the 12th century and enlarged by the Mamluks in the 13th.

Site Information

Country: Jordan

District: Ajloun Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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