Rashaya Citadel

Rashaya Citadel

Rashaya Citadel, or Citadel of Independence, is a national monument in Lebanon. The present fort occupies an area where there are remains from more ancient fortifications. Rashaya Citadel was built as a palace by the Shihab family in the 18th century.

Site Information

Country: Lebanon

District: Beqaa Governorate

Site History: 1st Century AD

Oldest Culture: Roman

Later Cultures: Crusader + Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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