Marqab Castle

Marqab Castle

Marqab Castle, also known as Margat, is a castle near Baniyas, Syria, which was a Crusader fortress and one of the major strongholds of the Knights Hospitaller. The castle was first built by Muslims in 1062 AD.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Tartus Governorate

Site History: 11th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Byzantine + Crusader + Islamic

Site Features: Islamic & Crusader Monuments

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