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All reviews sea castle roman columns small island doesn t entrance fee nice piece worth a visit day trip the main road enjoy the view interesting history old city walk around port beirut climb mainland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is interesting if you read about the history and try to comprehend how old it is. It was built by the Crusaders in 1228 using previous foundations of an earlier Phoenician Temple and there is a compact little dome built by the Ottomans. For...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Maria P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Sea Castle is really “cute” but is more interesting looking at it from the promenade as internally there is not much left. Anyway the views of the sea and the city are really good and you can see how they have used Roman “pieces”...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For once a small Crusader Castle that's easy to get to and visit. It's easy to imaging life here as it's quite well preserved but there's enough space to find a quiet spot to reflect on how life used to be...

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Jay3449
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great, peaceful site by the water. It is super pretty and relaxing and definitely worth visiting even if you’re not already in the neighborhood.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank native-travels
Reviewed 14 August 2019

Not only is the castle itself very beautiful, with staircases everywhere and lots of places to walk around on all over the castle, the views from it are too! The views of the city and ocean from the castle cannot be beat. Admission is cheap,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 12 August 2019 via mobile

This is the best site to visit in Saida for its historical significance and a wonderful view of the sea.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 14 May 2019

Possibly built over a Phoenician palace, the Crusaders built the site in 1245. The western tower has withstood the ravages of time somewhat better than the eastern tower. The Mamluks increased the height of the towers. In what would have been anathema to the Crusaders,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Terry M
Reviewed 8 May 2019

the castle was rather small and the surrounding area was unfortunately dirty with lots of garbage on the ground.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank limlimc
Reviewed 3 May 2019

You can imagine how powerful and magnificent the location was when the Castle was first built. Major parts of it lost by negligence and time.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank FAFLANNOUDE
Reviewed 13 April 2019

It was the most important thing I wanted to see in Lebanon, and forced out guide to drive there by night, then visited it again during the day. The castle was built by crusaders on the sea, and there's just a dike uniting it with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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