Crusader castles in Et Tallé

Krak des Chevaliers

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Krak des Chevaliers (French pronunciation: ​]; Arabic: حصن الفرسان‎), an aa Crac des Chevaliers, Ḥoṣn al-Akrād (حصن الأكراد), Castle Alhsn, umwhile Crac de l'Ospital, is a Crusader castle in Sirie an ane o the maist important preserved medieval castles in the warld. The steid wis first inhabitit in the 11t century bi a settlement o Kurdish truips garrisoned thare bi the Mirdasids; as a result it wis kent as Hisn al-Akrad, meanin the "Castle o the Kurds". In 1142 it wis gien bi Raymond II, Coont o Tripoli, tae the Knichts Hospitaller. It remeened in thair possession till it fell in 1271. It acame kent as Crac de l'Ospital; the name Krak des Chevaliers wis coined in the 19t century.


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To be looking for Abdul, he works in the castle and he is a cool guide. It is free, just if you seem to him friendly
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