Kerak Castle

Kerak Castle

Kerak Castle is a large Crusader castle located in Kerak in Jordan. It is one of the largest Crusader castles in the Levant. Construction of the castle began in the 1140s. The Crusaders called it Crac des Moabites or "Karak in Moab", as it is frequently referred to in history books.

Site Information

Country: Jordan

District: Karak Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Crusaders

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Crusader & Islamic Monuments

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