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Kerak Castle

Kerak, Jordan
+962 6 567 8444
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Kerak, Jordan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank rhmcdonald
Reviewed 8 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

Thank CorporateProphet
Reviewed 15 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

Thank MarathonMan427
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
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

1  Thank Biddlelad
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

Thank DougF45
Reviewed 4 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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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We had about an hour between meetings and did a quick tour of Kerala Castle. It has a beautiful view of the surrounding area and is worth a quick stop.

Thank molliepups
Reviewed 20 May 2017

On our drive to Petra, we decided we would stop at the Kerak Castle. It was very difficult to get to as there are several one-way streets and lots of traffic. We finally saw some people ignoring one-way street and decided to follow suit and...More

Thank Christina Y
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The castle in Kerak is a great big crusader castle. It is quite ruined but due to having been so immense to start with still has a great many features to explore including stables, fighting galleries, a souk, a prison, a moat, a church, a...More

Thank Raspberry-Bazaar
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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