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. Take a look at our Tripoli trip planner to schedule your visit to Citadel Saint Gilles (Qal'at Sinjil) and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • well preserved monument, teaching spaces and accurate information, four passes in history not to take
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  • When you want to get to know the culture and tradition of Tripoli will find the Castle Baba for the incursion in history I samrt Castle as a witness to a rich tradition and Tripoli. Antique city full stretch under the view through the Windows of the Castle
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  • Very nice to walk around in this environment. Went up on the roof and got a really nice views of Biblos. It is clearly worth a visit
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