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Kerak Castle

Kerak, Jordan
+962 6 567 8444
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Reviewed 10 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

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

Thank pathwaysVancouver
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
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The amount of freedom that tourists have to explore the old castle is fantastic, but equal is the lack of both information about the castle / specific rooms / parts of the castle. One wanders from room to room with no indication of what the...More

Thank JCW703
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Really amazing place and also have 3 holy Shrines to visit as well which will be must see place in Jordan valley

Thank Amjad I
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Quite substantial castle (especially if take into account various lower levels) perched high above surrounding area. Take a torch to explore the lower level passageways. If you're travelling Amman/Madaba to Petra use the King's Highway and call in here. Be warned, we drove hire car...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Kerak castle is located on the way north-south from the Dead Sea to Petra, Wadi Rum and Aqaba. It is nice stop over (worth the little de-tour) if you like ruins / old castles. Nothing much but the strategic location, some walls a few halls/rooms...More

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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