Crusaders Sea Castle, Sidon

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Walk through the remains of a 13th-century structure at Crusaders Sea Castle, situated on a small island and linked to the mainland by a stone causeway. Erected by the Crusaders and destroyed by Mamluks, the structure was renovated in the 17th century, only to be further destroyed by subsequent local conflicts. Today, the structure consists of two towers connected by a stone wall. Use our Sidon online attractions planner to arrange your visit to Crusaders Sea Castle and other attractions in Sidon.
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  • We were warned that the ruins of this castle would not compare with Byblos, and it didn't; but nicely restored, a pleasant walk, and good views to the sea and back on the city.  more »
  • When coming to Sidon, the Sea Castle is definitely not to be missed. From the top you have a very beautiful view.  more »
  • The Castle does not offer much to do, but its situation and its historical meaning that advise a visit. It is curious to see how marble columns and antique granite, which were to be valuable, since they were brought from distant places, such as Aswan in Egypt, were reutilitzadas for more modern buildings of the castle itself. The entrance costs 4000 Lebanese pounds. Nearby there are restaurants.
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  • It’s not really historically educating, but it has good views over the city and surrounding coastline. Be wary that the admissions guys will charge you double if you’re a foreigner.
  • One of Lebanon's great nature beauty located in the south of Beirut. Located near lots of shops/restaurants great place to shops for local items ...definitely worth going by to get a closer look. Beirut will always be Paris of the Arabic countries!
  • A historic place must see in sidon
  • One of the greater historical site in lebanon inside the sea but it need more attention from the municipality side
  • Worth visiting. Marvelous

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