Northern JordanJordan. It includes the capital Amman.
AmmanCapital of the kingdom.
AjlunA hill town in the north of Jordan, noted for its impressive ruins of the 12th-century castle which known nowadays as Ajlun Castle.
IrbidSecond largest metropolitan area in the north of the kingdom.
JerashOne of the largest Roman ruins in the Middle East.
SaltAncient town which was once the capital of Jordan.
ZarqaThird largest metropolitan area of the kingdom.
Umm QaisArcheological site with views over the Sea of Galilee and Golan Heights.
- Ajlun Castle, a great example of Islamic military architecture built during the Crusades, is an interesting maze of passages and levels, and offers a wonderful view of the surrounding area, northwestern Jordan, and off into Galilee.
- The Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” (Al-Maghtas) just west of the Israeli border is the place where Jesus is said to have been baptized. The site is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List