Karak lies about 150 Km south of Amman. It is famous of its crusader fortress in the center of underground galleries,rooms and secret passageways and its thick definsive walls pierced by narrow arrow slits where crusader archers held out bravely but in vain for over 100 years. It was the crusaders who made Kerak famous. The fortrees was built in 1142 by Payen Le Boutellier, the lord of Montreal.
He made Kerak the new capital of the province because it was situated on the king’s highway, Where it could control all traffic from north and south.
It is a popular dish eaten throughout the Levant. It is considered the national dish of Jordan,
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