Qalaat al-Jandal

Qalaat al-Jandal

Qalaat al-Jandal is a ruined castle located in Rif Dimashq Governorate, Syria. The original fortification is dating back to the Hellenistic period in the 3rd century BC. The castle was later rebuilt by Prince Jandal bin Qays in 1015 AD, during the Fatimid Caliphate period.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Rif Dimashq Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 3rd Century BC

Oldest Culture: Hellenistic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Hellenistic & Islamic Monuments

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