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Mamluk keep

Under the rule of Mamluk sultan Baibars from 1264 on, the castle was substantially renovated with stronger fortifications and additions such as the fortress keep at the north.

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Karak Castle

The famous Crusader stronghold and later Mamluk fortress on the King's Highway, is an impressive example of military architecture.

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