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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 holiday planner to arrange your visit to Crusaders Sea Castle and other attractions in Sidon.
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  • While it doesn't take long at all to see the Sea Castle, it makes a great stop to visit between Beirut and Tyre. Watching the sunset here is very pretty. 
  • the Castle, located in the sea. the walls feature beautiful views of the city and waterfront. very beautiful scenery.
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  • Sidon had winners Philistines, Assyrians, Babylonians, Egyptians, Greeks, and finally Romans, before the Christian era. Herod the great visited Sidon. According to Christian tradition, both Jesus Christ as Paul of Tarsus visited This ancient Phoenician town, inhabited since 4,000 BC, has great religious, political and commercial value. During the 23rd century, the Crusaders built the castle of Sidon as a fortress on a small island connected to the Mainland by a long narrow path of 80 m
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  • 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!
  • Really nice castle that is worth a visit, facing the sea. Seems to be only ruins from outside but it's quite impressive from the inside.
  • Great place to go if you're a tourist or a native. Doesn't even cost that much. Seriously, it costs very little and is beautiful. If you can you should really try to go.
  • Wonderful place to visit in Sidon. Lovely views and well preserved.
  • It has amazing views of the sea and sidon