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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  • It's the most important historic site in Tripoli. the view from there is great and you can see all of Tripoli and the sea from there. But unfortunately it's not well maintained.  more »
  • What a stunning landmark! This castle dates to the 1100's (during the Crusades). I came here on my honeymoon eleven years ago, and went back last month with my kids, 8 and 10. The architecture is stun...  more »
  • 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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