Ajlun Castle. Built by Saladin's nephew, Izz al-Din Usama, to protect the area against Crusader attacks from Kerak. Constructed in 1184-1185 A.D., much of it was destroyed by the Mongols when it was sacked in 1260.
The outer walls. A small museum inside the castle. Heading up to the upper levels.
View of the modern city Ajloun. A room on one of the upper levels. Another shot of the countryside.
The top of the castle. The farmland below. Castle ruins.
More stairways. Vaulted ceiling. Close-up shot of ceiling construction.
Castle hallway. The main entrance.

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