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Category: Castles , Local time: 19:46:54, Altitude: 660m, Address: amar, Syria

The castle Krak des Chevaliers and the Citadel of Salah Ed-Din are important medieval monuments in Syria . They stand in the western part of the country, in the region Homs. Krak des Chevaliers and the Citadel of Salah Ed-Din show the penetration of some elements influenced by the Crusades in the 11th-13th centuries into fortress architecture of the Middle East. The Krak des Chevaliers is one of the largest and best preserved Crusader castles in the world. In 2006, Krak des Chevaliers and the Citadel of Salah Ed-Din were proclaimed UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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GPS: 34.7571, 36.2947
Altitude: 660 m
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 6:48:53 AM

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The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Style of architecture: Baroque style
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Attrractions: tomb
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet How is the building used now?: museum, hotel
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Services and possible activities: restaurant
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Current state: well-preserved, ruined
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Type of building: palace, fortress

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