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This old castle is one of the main attractions in Sa´da or Sidon, Lebanon. It was built by crusaders in the year 1228 A.D. Photo was taken around 2pm.

I have pasted a little more information below taken from Wikipedia.

"Today the castle consists primarily of two towers connected by a wall. In the outer walls Roman columns were used as horizontal reinforcements, a feature often seen in fortifications built on or near former Roman sites. The west tower is the better preserved of the two. Old prints of the fortress show it to be one of great beauty, but little remains of the embellishments that once decorated its ramparts. After the fall of Acre to the Mamlukes all the sea castles were destroyed to prevent the Crusaders from re-establishing footholds on the coast."

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  • Copyright: Thomas Green (tcgt1979) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 29 W: 0 N: 24] (156)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2008-08-27
  • Categories: Ruins
  • Camera: Nikon D60
  • Exposure: f/9.0, 1/320 seconds
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2008-12-03 5:32
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