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Shawbak Castle description and photos - Jordan: Petra. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The title in English is Shawbak.
Photo and descriptionLocated on a mountain not far from Petra and is the first, and largest at that time, Crusader castle in Transjordan. 150 km. to the south of Amman lies Kerak (1142) - one of the best preserved and one of the largest crusader castles, the main stronghold in the Jordan region. The huge fortress complex is located at an altitude of more than 1000 m above sea level, gradually "merging" with city buildings. Now it houses the Archaeological Museum.
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