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Qalaat al-Hosn - Krak des Chevaliers (قلعة الحصن)

Qalaat al-Hosn قلعة الحصن

Qalaat al-Hosn (قلعة الحصن), more famously known as Krak des Chevaliers, is arguably the best preserved and most impressive Crusader castle surviving …

Qalaat Jaabar (قلعة جعبر)

Qalaat Jaabar قلعة جعبر

Qalaat Jaabar (قلعة جعبر) is an Ayyubid-era castle located on what was formally a hilltop position overlooking the Euphrates. Now, due to …

Qalaat Sheizar (قلعة شيزر)

Qalaat Sheizar قلعة شيزر

Qalaat Sheizar (قلعة شيزر) is an impressive Arab castle located to the north of Hama (حماة) overlooking a vital river crossing point on the Orontes. …

Qalaat Mirza (قلعة ميرزا)

Qalaat Mirza قلعة ميرزا

One of the most dramatically situated castles in the whole of Syria, the Crusader castle of Qalaat Mirza (قلعة ميرزا) – sometimes referred to as …