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Karak is and ancient town, it is mentioned in the Bible as Kir, and lies in the path the ancient caravans and traders used between Syria and Egypt.
The routes were also used by the Romans and Greeks. The Romans name for Karak was Charamoba.
The main (and from memory) the only real reason to Visit Karak is to see the Karak Crusader Castle. built in 1132 AD. It only stayed in the hands of the Crusaders until 1188AD when it was taken by Saladin.
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To get To Karak was got the bus from the capital Amman. We wanted to get from Karak to Petra so we got the bus from... more travel advice
I think the only othe Crusader castle I have been to is Nimrods in the Golen Heights. Apparently you could always see... more travel advice
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