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Kerak, Jordan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Because this Castle has 7 levels? Because it is huge? Because this is part or the common history? All of them... you must go and wald around. it is beautiful...

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here on our way back to Amman. The views are great from the castle. The castle has a lot to see but our time was limited and our guide explained most of the important information. It doesn't take long to view this site and...More

Thank Zelja J
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by at Kerak on our way to Petra. First impressions are the amazing views from the site. Can only imagine the vantage point achieved back when battles were waged. The castle itself has tons of rooms to explore. There is information scattered along...More

1  Thank ziikara
Reviewed May 11, 2018 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.

Thank redbaron813
Reviewed May 4, 2018 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

2  Thank Audrey2013_13
Reviewed April 26, 2018 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
Reviewed April 13, 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.

1  Thank toneme007
Reviewed March 26, 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

1  Thank ballyspurge
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Reviewed March 4, 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 January 11, 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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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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