Jordan, throughout history was a crossroad between east and west. Ancient roads through the desert connected civilizations like the Greeks, Nabataeans, Romans and more recent states like the Umayyads and the Ottomans.
A 2-hour trip from Amman will take to this city perched on top of the highest hills in Jordan with an intact fortress from the Crusades era.
Ajloun (Ajlun) is a northern town close to the borders with Syria and Palestine (Israel). Due to the elevation, Ajlun is always cooler than the rest of the kingdom, and the hilltops are covered with forests – a rare view in Jordan.