Krak des Chevaliers

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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; as a result it was known as Hisn al Akrad, meaning the "Castle of the Kurds".

In 1142 it was given by Raymond II, Count of Tripoli, to the Knights Hospitaller.

Since 2006, the castle of Krak des Chevaliers has been recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.


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Comments (155)

Dora m on June 16


Takis Travel on June 16

jlc obrigado para comentar.

Saudações da Grécia. Takis

zhsv on June 21

| | Great photograph !
• • Greetings from Minsk ! zhsv

Takis Travel on June 21

zhsv thank you for your comment.

ԁk‒cam on July 14

Amazing picture - L

Kind regards, Finn

Takis Travel on July 15

Thank you Finn for your comment and L.

Friendly greetings from Athens. Takis


Very nice castle and shot. L 70. Best greetings, Paolo

Takis Travel on July 17

Thank you Paolo for your visit, comment and L.

Friendly greetings from Athens. Takis


pacocalefaccion on July 22

Que preciosidad de fotografia

Takis Travel on July 22


Gracias por la visita y comentario.

Saludos cordiales desde Grecia. Takis


caryca51 on August 13

Okazała imponująca budowla...<fl>...Ślicznie pokazana.

Pozdrawiam serdecznie z Polski.Elka

Takis Travel on August 13

Elca dziękujemy za wizytę, komentarz i LF.

Przyjazne pozdrowienia z Aten. Takis

M-pictures 8 days ago



Takis Travel 8 days ago


Thank you for Like.

Best regards, Takis.

Bruno Locatelli yesterday

Very nice castle and picture (L+F)! Best regards from Peru

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  • Uploaded on April 24, 2013
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    by Takis Travel
    • Camera: SONY DSC-T5
    • Taken on 2010/10/19 18:25:45
    • Exposure: 0.051s
    • Focal Length: 1.21mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • No flash