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“sea castle” (10 reviews)
“small island” (3 reviews)
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Sidon Sea Boulevard, Sidon, Lebanon
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For the traveles and the lebanese citizens, you should visit this wonderfull castel where is unique on the Mediterranean Sea, where you find Christians and Muslims historical spot. For foreigner you should pay to enter. After your visit you can take hookah or fresh juice...More

Thank Zaher E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here during a brief stop in Sidon. The sea castle is pretty easy to explore and provides a nice view of the coastline once you are inside or on top of it. Admission is 4000LBP for foreigners, but it is possible to view...More

Thank Andyrock81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed this Crusader era castle. From the top of the castle one has terrific views of the coastline and fishing vessels returning to port. There was a relaxed atmosphere here with locals fishing, young people hanging out and a few tourists sightseeing. Take your...More

Thank Marc13510
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always interesting to see this castle from the inside. The entrance fee was around 2500LL. The rooftop overlooking the sea was worth the journey. Take someone with you. Since going alone, I was subjected to many questions that bordered on harassment by two of the...More

Thank Serena U
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Look, I'll admit I didn't go into it. I looked at it while sailing past on some crazy boat that takes locals to some weird island beach.

Thank kehk
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Situated in the port area of Sidon (Saida) , this Sea castle is a must see attraction if you are visiting the sea side town about 45 minutes from Beirut. The castle is a bit run down and there is nothing much to see- however...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017

Beautiful castle erected on a small island connected to the mainland by a fortified stone causeway located in front of the souq entrance. It deserves a visit. It is a must.

Thank ENRIC-23
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The remains of this crusaders sea castle, as well as the old souks, is a must see attraction in Sidon! There is a very nice view on the city and the port from the top of the fortress.

Thank Natalia M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

the Crusaders Sea Castle in Sidon is a place to visit. its location is really nice and offers wonderful views.

Thank samantha_j0e
Reviewed 26 September 2017

As Crusader castles go, this is a modest one, but It is beautifully situated on a small peninsula in Sidon bay. Much of it is well preserved and offers a realistic sense of the history and style of the castles. It also offers wonderful views...More

Thank AndrewA64
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