The Best Castles to Explore on Your Trip to Lebanon

Crusader Sea Castle, Sidon
Crusader Sea Castle, Sidon | © ya.zan / Flickr

Most castles in Lebanon are fortresses, remnants from an ancient history of war and colonization. These citadels define Lebanon’s character as a center of dispute, as historically, ancient civilizations battled over the chance to rule its strategically placed cities and abundant natural resources. Here is a list of Lebanese castles to get a feel of its past.

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