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Kerak Castle

Kerak, Jordan
+962 6 567 8444
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Kerak, Jordan
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"living quarters"
in 4 reviews
"nooks and crannies"
in 3 reviews
"dead sea to petra"
in 4 reviews
"interesting place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"surrounding area"
in 5 reviews
"quick tour"
in 2 reviews
"the lower level"
in 2 reviews
"narrow streets"
in 2 reviews
"great pictures"
in 2 reviews
"perched high"
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"one way street"
in 2 reviews
"interesting history"
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"guided tour"
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"en route"
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"nice stop"
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"day trip"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kerak Castle is truly magnificent architecture , a wonder in it own name,I visited this castle about 3 times it a lovely experience , 2 hours away from Amman City.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Approached from the town centre the castle is almost a surprise. Once in the site it’s commanding position becomes clear with spectacular views west towards the Dead Sea. There is some information on a number of boards scattered around the site .... enough to give...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

One of the oldest defensive castles of Jordan, Kerak is interesting place to visit. The castle was built on arches and tunnels. Several big and small sized arches in multiple floors make the castles interesting place to visit. Following are the reason for visiting the...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Karak is an amazing fort, really well restored with lots of places to wander around and see. There's not a lot of information in the sits, so it's easy to miss stuff or feel a little lost. We weren't offered a guide outside, but it...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Kerak Castle in the Dead Sea region takes you back in time and shows you how the Crusades went by. The castle has several tunnels and rooms, one after the other and lots of vantage points all around. The views are simply stunning as well....More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Guided tour of Kerak Castle as part of Jordan Explorer tour. This was on the afternoon on the way from Amman to Petra. Lots of nooks and crannies in this fortress castle at the top of the area and well fortified at the time of...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This crusader fortress is really impressive from the valley and is well worth seeing close up with tunnels and plenty to explore.

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

As an avid follower if crusader history, i was excited to visit the site. Firstly the main area of the castle. The clearly labelled path ways and signage explain what, how and when each area was supposedly used during each phase of the castles lifespan....More

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is definitely the grandest of the castles that run down the spine of Jordan. With buildings and ruins from both the Crusader and Arab periods it needs a couple of hours to explore, particularly as there is so much to see in the way...More

1  Thank DougF45
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

An enormous castle strategically perched high above the former trade route. The view is amazing and one can see why a castle was built here. The area is large and difficult to visit every part, and some parts have not been well preserved. If enroute,...More

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sonali305
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Response from filtex | Reviewed this property |
Kerak and Jerash are in opposite directions from Amman. Kerak is south & Jerash is north. Personally, I would NOT try to see both in the same day, especially if you want to spend time at each site. In my opinon, it would... More
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