Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil), Tripoli

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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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  • The castle of Tripoli in North Lebanon dating back to the 25 h.. By successive civilizations to Mamluks and Ottomans and each of them which effect. This castle is the largest castle in Lebanon I would advise everyone to visit.
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  • a one of a kind citadel that takes you back in time to the ancient history of the city, where conquerors fought over a land that was considered a treasure by itself... a must see site ....  more »
  • Only to see the views of the whole city already is worth. But it is a walk through the history and the different civilizations that have passed through Tripoli. It is fairly well preserved. Recommended
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