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Sidon Sea Boulevard, Sidon, Lebanon
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All reviews roman columns sea castle small island nice view day trip entrance fee nice piece doesn t great lunch great stop other hand small fee lebanese pounds offers wonderful views worth a visit enjoy the view tour guide
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a very small castle on Mediterranean sea build by Crusaders. Very small castle nothing much to see, just enjoy the view.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ChowdhuryIslam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can visit the castle easily as it is connected to the main road. The entrance fee is affordable. The castle is picturesque and great for pictures, especially at sunset.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carrievdk
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Nice if you like castles and climbing stairs. Good views from top. Not much else for average person. Worth it if in area, why not?

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anise2014
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We did not go in to the Sea Castle is Saida but took pictures from the walkway. It is especially beautiful at night.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 2017pur
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Visited this sea castle on a day trip from Beirut. Takes roughly 45 min to reach if going in the morning. No information on site so read up on it before going if you like to know some history about the place. The entrance was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JeLundgren
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Ok it is just a small ruin, but with a location all of its own. As others have said - read up about it before you go as there is no information there. But the view - a wedding party turned up to have their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Thowdmon
Reviewed 19 September 2018

When you visit Saida, you should not miss the Crusader Sea Castle (Qala'at al-Bahr), which was built in 1228 on top of a Phoenician temple It was constructed by the Crusaders to defend the harbor. It is connected to the shore by an 80 m...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Drhusseiny M
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately this place is neglected, yet you can see the main features and the platform over the see is very beautiful, overall it doesn’t worth a whole trip just to see it

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hudatareq91
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The entry fee is cheap and the views from the top of the caatle are great. But that is about it. It is fairly run down and there is no signage to explain so a guide would be useful. Although best to look it up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank James188113
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

the castle from outside is very beautiful, it is interested to go inside and disvover it. ministry of tourism and municipality can do much better to beautify the surtounding of the castle, clean the water, plant flowers, make many things to make the surtounfing more...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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