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Kerak de Moab Castle, Dead Sea Region

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Castle · Tourist Spot
Visit Kerak de Moab Castle, built by the crusaders, and later occupied by Arab rulers and the Ottoman Empire. The castle was completed in 1161, becoming the seat of the lord of Transjordan, until it was captured and ransacked by Saladin. Explore the vast castle walls and the stone chambers, by yourself or with a local guide who can point out interesting spots and historical facts. Enjoy the expansive views of the town below, and pay a visit to the archaeological museum within the castle. Arrange to visit Kerak de Moab Castle and other attractions in Karak using our Karak holiday maker website.
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  • Fantastic castle, but I was not able to enjoy it to the max after so many others. Nevertheless, this is a fantastic place and while reading about it you learn a lot about the monstricities that have.....  more »
  • The castle looks impressive from outside and has quite well preserved spaces inside, giving the idea of what life was in there. And of course it offers stunning views from the walls to the...  more »
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  • In the middle of the town. Massive. Took an hour to look round.
  • Road to this place is more interesting then castle. Of you have nothing to do you can go there other wise it's waist of time. Not super interesting. In Amman you have better ruins.

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