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Toron Castle

Toron Castle

Toron Castle, also known as Qalaat Tibnin or Tebnine, is a major Crusader castle located in the town of Tebnine in Nabatieh Governorate in southern Lebanon. The castle was built in the 12th century AD to control the road from Tyre to Damascus.

Site Information

Country: Lebanon

District: Nabatieh Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Crusaders

Later Cultures: Crusaders

Site Features: Crusader Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: The castles of Mount Amel

Date of Submission: 2019

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