Perched atop a hill with a sheer drop on three sides, the town of Kerak is dominated by the largest and best-preserved of the Crusader castles in the region.

Facts & Stats on Kerak Castle

Go Historic ID
318912
Names
Kerak Castle
Charach Mouba
Crak des Moabites
Krak Castle
Krak des Moabites
Le Pierre du Desert
Dates
1142-89

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
El-Mujamma Street, Kerak, Jordan
Jordan
Contact
03-235-1216 (museum)

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Kerak Castle - Jordan