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GUARDIANS OF THE JORDAN VALLEY

The Belvoir ("Great View" in French) Fortress, which is also called, in Hebrew, "Kochav Hayarden" ("Jordan' Star") is often nicknamed "one of the best-kept secrets in Israel." Sitting at the top of the steep hill, hidden from the view, this huge crusader castle dates back to the 12th century AD.


Designed to control the strategic path along the Jordan Valley, the fortr