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Sidon Sea Castle

Sidon Sea Castle

Sidon Sea Castle is a historic castle located in the city of Sidon in the South Governorate of Lebanon. It was built by the Crusaders in 1228 AD on the site of an ancient Phoenician temple dedicated to Melqart. The castle was later restored during the Islamic period.

Site Information

Country: Lebanon

District: South Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 13th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Crusaders

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Crusaders Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Historic Center of Saida

Date of Submission: 2019

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