Krak des Chevaliers (Kalat el Hösn)

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Country:  Syria Founder:  Raymond du Puy
Building structure:  Donjon inside curtain wall
Place:  Homs Castle type:  Rock castle
Era:  12-th century Condition:  Damaged

Remarkable:  One of the largest and best preserved crusader castles. Conquered by the muslims in 1271.
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