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Krak des Chevalier

Homs Gap, Tartus, Syria
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Lots of history here

It's simply one of the best castles you'll ever see. It has lots of history at every corner. I'll... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2016
Ahmed A
via mobile
Now open for visitors

I have visited this Crusader castle twice, the first time in 2002, before the war which has ravaged... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2015
margaret h
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London, United Kingdom
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Jun 22, 2016
“Lots of history here”
Aug 3, 2015
“Now open for visitors”
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Homs Gap, Tartus, Syria
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Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

It's simply one of the best castles you'll ever see. It has lots of history at every corner. I'll recommend that you book a tour guide as that will help you understand more about the history of the castle.

Thank Ahmed A
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Reviewed August 3, 2015

I have visited this Crusader castle twice, the first time in 2002, before the war which has ravaged the country. At that time, it was a very popular tourist destination, one of the must-see sights of Syria. However, during the war, the castle and the...More

6  Thank margaret h
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is an amazing fortress I want to come back to one day with my son. It's huge and each stone there smells of centuries. I visited it back in 2007. I do wish the day will come for this place to open its doors...More

Thank Evginka
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