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The famous Crusader stronghold and later Mamluk fortress on the King's Highway, is an impressive example of military architecture.
Originally called Montreal, it was the first Crusader fortress in a line of strongholds in the territory East of the river Jordan.
The black basalt fort built by the Romans and used by Umayyads, Ayyubids, and Ottomans, was the headquarters of T. E. Lawrence and Sharif Hussein Bin Ali during the Arab Revolt.
Open-air museum, with archaeological remains of Ammonite, Roman, Byzantine, Umayyad periods, and magnificent views of Amman.
Umm er-Rasas photo tour, part 3: the military fort at the Limes Arabicus, built end of the 3rd / beginning of the 4th century, converted into a civil quarter.
Built 1115 AD by the Crusaders on Jabal al-Habis in Petra, at a strategic position along the trade route from Egypt.
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