Monastery of Our Lady of the Fortress

Monastery of Our Lady of the Fortress

Monastery of Our Lady of the Fortress (Deir Saydet El Kalaa) is a Maronite monastery located in the village of Menjez in Akkar Governorate, Lebanon. The monastery was originally built in 1128 AD during the Crusades period and was later destroyed in the Mamluk era and was rebuilt several times, most recently in the nineteenth century AD.

Site Information

Country: Lebanon

District: Akkar Governorate

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Crusaders

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Historical monuments and natural sites of the village of Menjez

Date of Submission: 2019

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