"Karak" Muhafazat al Karak by Sambawalk

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Karak Castle

The anicent Crusader stronghold of Karak is 900m above sea level, and lies wiuthin the walls of the old city. The fortfied castle that dominates the town was a place of legend in the battles between the Crusaders or Franks and the Islamic armies of Saladin.

You can reach there by shared taxi or minibus from Amman or Petra. Admission 500 fils.

Mamluk Keep (Dungeon)

Secret passage

  • Last visit to Muhafazat al Karak: Oct 2004
  • Intro Updated Dec 14, 2004
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