Chastellet ( French “Small fort”) is in fact one of the biggest forts built by the Crusaders in the Holy Land. Completed in 1179 next to the a significant pass of the Jordan River, it was attacked, conquored and destroyed by Salah ed-din within the same year, and never used again for military purposes.
It’s remains are being exposed, in a small pace, for the last 20 years. Remains of a massive recent earthquake can also be seen.
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Points of Interest in the Area
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