The remains of an ancient building in the park were photographed that day by the same photographer Click for a larger image Translation of the text on the sign
Symbol of the Civil Administration in Judea and Samaria
The Civil Administration in Judea and Samaria
Ayalon-Canada Park abounds in historic sites. Starting at Tel Ayalon, known as Ayalon, a city in the Nahalat Shevet Binyamin, through Horbat Eqed with the remains of a Hasmonean fortress, to the Valley of the Springs with the remains of a water transport system of the Roman city of Emmaus-Nicopolis. The site contains the remains of a church from the Byzantine period and the remains of a Crusader fortress.
During the Mamluk period, in 1288, the tomb of Sheikh Ibn Jabal was built. The village of Deir Ayub, which dominated the road to Jerusalem, existed in the park until the War of Independence. The villages of Amouas and Yalu existed in the park until 1967. The village of Amouas was inhabited by 2,000 residents, who have lived in Jordan and Ramallah ever since. A cemetery has been preserved near the ruins of the village. The village of Yalu was home to 1,700 residents, who have lived in Jordan and Ramallah ever since. A village and a number of cisterns have been preserved