List of Crusader castles

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Krak des Chevaliers was built during the 12th and 13th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller with later additions by Mamluks. It is a World Heritage Site.[1]

This is a list of castles in the eastern Mediterranean and Middle East, founded or occupied during the Crusades. For crusader castles in Poland and the Baltic states, see Ordensburg.

Cyprus[edit]

Kyrenia Castle

Israel[edit]

The remains of Belvoir Castle
Monfort castle

Jordan[edit]

Muslim castles of the period

Lebanon[edit]

Syria[edit]

The remains of Margat
Muslim castles built to oppose the Crusaders
  • Nimrod Fortress, originally Qal'at as-Subayba; national park, in Israeli-occupied Golan heights.

Turkey[edit]

The ruins of Bagras Castle, viewed from the southeast

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