Krak des Chevaliers Castle, Syria Crusader castle and one of the most important preserved medieval castles in the world. Since 2006, the castle has been recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Krak des Chevaliers Castle, Syria Crusader castle and one of the most important preserved medieval castles in the world. Since the castle has been recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Krak de Chevaliers Crusader castle, Syria. Passageways within the castle were designed so that horses could be moved easily.

Doorway upon doorway guard the Inner Fort entrance to Krak des Chevaliers, Syria

Krak des Chevaliers is a Crusader castle in Syria and one of the most important preserved medieval castles in the world. The site was first inhabited in the 11th century by a settlement of Kurds. In 1142 it was given by Raymond II, Count of Tripoli, to the Knights Hospitaller. It remained in their possession until it fell in 1271. It became known as Crac de l'Ospital; the name Krak des Chevaliers was coined in the 19th century.  Text by Wikipedia | Photo by Louai Aboulkher

Krak des Chevaliers is a Crusader castle in Syria and one of the most important preserved medieval castles in the world.

Crusader Castles in the Holy Land

Crusader Castles in the Holy Land - Israel. May have looked similar to this drawing!

Le Crac des Chevaliers (Syrie)

Krak des Chevaliers, Syria Krak des Chevaliers is a crusader castle located in Syria. It was also one of the most preserved medieval castles in the world. It is also called Crac des Chevaliers. It was in habitat in the century when Kurds settled here.

Chapel Inside The Krak des Chevaliers, Homs, Syria    Krak des Chevaliers is a Crusader castle in Syria and one of the most important preserved medieval castles in the world,the site was first inhabited by a settlement of Kurds,in 1142 it was given by Raymond II, Count of Tripoli, to the Knights Hospitaller and it remained in their possession until 1271  © Eric Lafforgue www.ericlafforgue.com

Chapel Inside The Krak des Chevaliers, Homs, Syria Krak des Chevaliers is a Crusader castle in Syria and one of the most important preserved medieval castles in the world.

Taken at the Krak des Chevaliers, near the city of Qal`at al-Hosn, Syria

Taken at the Krak des Chevaliers, near the city of Qal`at al-Hosn, Syria

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This Day in History: Apr In Syria, sultan Baybars conquers the Crusder castle at Krak of Chevaliers, Syria.

Medieval Castle Architecture  The Crusades (1095–1291)  Tripoli, Syria  Perimeter wallof the Krak des Chevaliers, given to the Hospitaler Order in the 1140's & rebuilt in several successive phases through ca.1250.  Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Medieval Castle Architecture The Crusades Tripoli, Syria Perimeter wallof the Krak des Chevaliers, given to the Hospitaler Order in the & rebuilt in several successive phases through Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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