Northern Jordan is the most developed region of Jordan. It includes the capital Amman.
- 1 Amman. Capital of the kingdom.
- 2 Ajlun. A hill town in the north of Jordan, noted for its impressive ruins of the 12th-century castle which known nowadays as Ajlun Castle.
- 3 Irbid. Second largest metropolitan area in the north of the kingdom.
- 4 Jerash. One of the largest Roman ruins in the Middle East.
- 5 Salt. Ancient town which was once the capital of Jordan.
- 6 Zarqa. Third largest metropolitan area of the kingdom.
- 1 Pella. Archeological site.
- 2 Umm Qais. Archeological 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