Saint Louis Castle5 Votes
- Address: Sidon, Lebanon
- Tags: Ancient Ruin, Castle, Family And Kids
Saint Louis Castle is one of the popular attractions in Sidon, Lebanon. The castle is very old and was built in 1254 by the French crusaders. Today, you can only see the ruins of this castle. It is said that the castle was built on the site of an earlier Fatimid fortress. Later, it went through renovation and reconstruction many times. The castle is also said to have been the acropolis of the ancient city. As you roam around the castle, you will find the remains of the acropolis along with a theater and a citadel built by the Arabs. The castle was restored in the 17th century during the reign of the Arabs.
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How to Reach Saint Louis Castle
- By rented car or taxi.
55.56% of people who visit Sidon include Saint Louis Castle in their plan
95% of people start their Saint Louis Castle visit around 09 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Saint Louis Castle
95% of people prefer walking in order to reach Saint Louis Castle
People normally also visit Temple Of Eshmun while planning their trip to Saint Louis Castle.
Saint Louis Castle Reviews & Ratings
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