Chamaa Castle

Chamaa Castle

Chamaa Castle is a ruined castle located near Chamaa village in the South Lebanon Governorate. The castle was built by the Crusaders in 1116 AD in a strategic location overlooking the city of Tire and the coast of Haifa. The castle is adjacent to the shrine of the Prophet Shamoun as-Safa, which is considered an important shrine that people visit annually.

Site Information

Country: Lebanon

District: South Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Crusaders

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Crusader & Islamic Monuments

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