Krak des Chevaliers (Kalat el Hösn)

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

Description: 
Remarkable:  One of the largest and best preserved crusader castles. Conquered by the muslims in 1271.
Website:  http://www.syriagate.com/Syria/about/cities/Homs/krakdeschevalier.htm
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