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Bani Qahtan Castle

Bani Qahtan Castle

Bani Qahtan Castle is a ruined castle located in the Syrian Coastal Mountains near Lattakia city. It dates back to 12th century AD. Bani Qahtan Castle was an Ismaeli Arabs stronghold, that was surrendered to Salaheddin Al-Ayoubi (Saladdin) in 1188.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Latakia Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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