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Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil), Tripoli
Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
Enjoy views of the Mediterranean Sea, the panorama of Tripoli, and the mountains north of the city from atop Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil), a medieval fortress near the old town. The citadel bears the name of the Crusader commander Raymond de Saint-Gilles, who helped design the its aesthetic. Learn about the storied history as you take a tour around the citadel. Afterwards, visit one of the several cafes and restaurants on site, where you can try traditional meals and take a break from sightseeing. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil) and many more Tripoli attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Tripoli vacation builder.
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Du temps des croisades fondé vers 1098, ce fort mérite le détour.Sur les traces de Raymond IV de St Gilles comte de Toulouse à ne pas manquer lors de la visite de Tripoli nord du Liban.Vue panoramique... read more »From the time of the Crusades, founded in 1098, this fort worth a look. In the footsteps of Raymond IV de St Gilles count of Toulouse don't miss the visit to Tripoli North of the Liban.Vue panoramic sites and remains to be seen.show original
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