You can reach Kerak through Wadi Mujib, a deep valley featuring one of Jordan’s most breathtaking views. Visit Kerak Castle the Medieval Castles, along the King’s Highway, are authentic 12th Century Crusader hilltop fortresses whose galleries, towers and chapels recalls the glory of the crusaders themselves.
For those fascinated by the Crusader Legends and Lore, a second group of castles beckons. The scenic King’s Highway is a historic road stretching from Amman to
Aqaba and littered with the remains of Crusaders forts and outposts. The most important among these are Kerak and Shobak.
The authentic hill top fortress of Kerak and Shobak, are fascinating examples of architectural and military traditions of the time. Their galleries, towers, chapels and ramparts still echo with the resolve of the Crusaders who built them almost a thousand years ago.
While Kerak is a dark maze of stone vaulted halls and passageway, Shobak perches on the side of a mountain with a grand sweeps of fruit trees below.