History of Masyaf

In popular culture, Masyaf is known for its appearance in the Assassin's Creed video game series. In that series, the castle of Masyaf is the headquarters of the Assassins. Although the castle did really once house the once infamous Assassins, the game features a mostly fictionalized version of the city, as the castle and its surroundings are not very comparable to Masyaf and its castle in real life