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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"
in 2 reviews
"one way street"
in 2 reviews
"interesting history"
in 2 reviews
"guided tour"
in 6 reviews
"en route"
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"nice stop"
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"day trip"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You’d better spend a whole day in this castle if you’d like to discover every crook and ceanny - well preserved in its original state.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If it is on your road, why not stop for a quick visit. Very nice castle in ruins with nice views around. Just disappointing (as per many attractions in Jordan) that there is literally no information available whether it be a brochure or signs within...More

Thank Audrey2013_13
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very nice experience to see how a crusader castle was built. The children loved to check a lot of small and dark rooms hoping to find some remains of the ancient residents.

Thank Wout V
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

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.

Thank toneme007
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

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.

Thank invisible2016
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sonali305
11 July 2016|
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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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