Kerak de Moab Castle, Dead Sea Region

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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 Dead Sea Region using our Dead Sea Region holiday maker website .
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  • On a round trip, almost everyone makes the stopover at this castle. The story itself is probably more interesting than the castle itself. I wouldn't see it as an absolute must, but if you have time, you can make a stop here!
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  • This Crusader castle is located on a virtually inaccessible spur of rock was built in the 12th century and later expanded, very beautiful the panorama that can be admired. Some rooms such as those for troops, kitchens, church, etc. are still visible
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  • Crusade Castle from year 1100- 1200.. For those who interested in history this one of the greatest structure crusade has left behind. With view of dead sea on the western horizon...photos taken from 4 stars Falcon Rock Hotel right opposite the Castle
  • This castle is amazing! It is perched on a huge bluff that is so high that the cars and buses on the roads below look like tiny toys. This is the only castle I've ever been in, so I was intrigued by everything I saw. It is NOT handicapped accessible, however.
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