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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  • Look, I'll admit I didn't go into it. I looked at it while sailing past on some crazy boat that takes locals to some weird island beach.  more »
  • Situated in the port area of Sidon (Saida) , this Sea castle is a must see attraction if you are visiting the sea side town about 45 minutes from Beirut. The castle is a bit run down and there is noth...  more »
  • Beautiful remains of the Castle built by the Crusaders; climb to the top of the wall to have a beautiful view over the old town
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  • Amazing château-fort witness of the very old and authentic civilisations which have lived and strovei the earth of Lebanon
  • Must visit, very nice historic place.
  • Nice sea view
  • Definitely worth it! Nice view
  • LOVED! Large castle beautiful views of Sidon and beyond. It would have been nice to have a tour guide explain the details, but none the less you can appreciate the architecture. Have your camera ready!

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