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

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.

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 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.

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.

Crusader Castles in the Holy Land

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

Krak des Chevaliers in Syria. It is an 11th century castle and was used in the Crusades. It was one of the first castles to use concentric fortification, ie: concentric rings of defence that could all operate at the same time. It has two curtain walls and sits on a promontory.

La fortezza del Krak

A stone castle with two high curtain walls, one within the other. They are crenelated and studded with projecting towers, both rectangular and rounded. The castle is on a promontory high above the surrounding landscape.

Krak des Chevaliers, Syria.

Krak des Chevaliers, Syria.

Passage Of Krak des Chevaliers, Homs, Syria by Eric Lafforgue, via Flickr

Passage Of Krak des Chevaliers, Homs, Syria Krak des Chevaliers (French pronunciation: ​[kʁak de ʃəvaˈlje]) also Crac des Chevaliers, is a Crusader castle in Syria and one of the most important preserved medieval castles in the world.

Krak Des Chevaliers, Homs, Syria

Krak Des Chevaliers, Save Syria, Eric Lafforgue, Medieval Castle, Knight, Fortification, Aleppo, Ancient Architecture, Historical Pictures

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

Krak des Chevaliers (Crash of the Knights), Syria.

Krak des Chevaliers (Crash of the Knights), Syria.

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