Krak des Chevaliers

Krak des Chevaliers

This remarkably well-preserved Crusader castle looks almost exactly as it did 800 years ago. T.E. Lawrence called it "the finest castle in the world."

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Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
249768
Names
Krak des Chevaliers
Qala'at Al-Hosn
Location
Lists
World Heritage Site
Categories
castle
ruins
fortifications
Styles
Romanesque
medieval
Crusader