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Tyre, Sidon and Maghdouche Day Trip from Beirut
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“sea castle” (14 reviews)
“roman columns” (5 reviews)
“nice view” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Sidon Sea Boulevard, Sidon, Lebanon
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"sea castle"
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"roman columns"
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"nice view"
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"small island"
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"great lunch"
in 2 reviews
"great stop"
in 2 reviews
"interesting place"
in 2 reviews
"other hand"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 2 reviews
"tour guide"
in 2 reviews
"small fee"
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"lebanese pounds"
in 2 reviews
"offers wonderful views"
in 2 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 3 reviews
"old town"
in 2 reviews
"walls"
in 7 reviews
"tyre"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were between meetings in Sidon so we visited the crusader castle a marvel of engineering and well worth the $3 US to get in. Great views and photograph opportunities.

Thank lee6377
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Crusaders Sea Castle was built in the 13th century. It was built on top of a Phoenician temple and offers a glimpse into that time period. The crusaders used recycled Roman columns and stones in the construction which provides the castle a unique look....More

Thank Susan L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely ruin right perched just off the sea front in the middle of the town of Sidon. One of the most striking things as you walk up the short narrow walk way which bring you out to the castle is the structure...More

Thank IrishAdventureGirl
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Its not a large castle, but it is nice to walk around inside. Especially on the battlements but beware as there is no railings. The vaulted ceiling inside is beautiful, and notice how the walls are made up of the old Roman columns.

1  Thank Martin O
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

We were warned that the ruins of this castle would not compare with Byblos, and it didn't; but nicely restored, a pleasant walk, and good views to the sea and back on the city.

Thank Mike S
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

When coming to Sidon, the Sea Castle is definitely not to be missed. From the top you have a very beautiful view.

Thank loriz84
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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

The visit to this gorgeous castle is one of the best highlights in Sidon, we absolutely loved every minute of it. The adventure of climbing up the uneven stairways to reach higher levels which direct you to picturesque views of Lebanon was absolutely amazing. The...More

Thank Su O
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

The sea castle is an amazing place to sea living history, the place is spectacular and located very conveniently next to so many attractions, very decent entrance fees. On the other hand the sea castle is not taken care of at all, no guides, no...More

Thank Omar M
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Reviewed December 10, 2017 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
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Reviewed November 30, 2017

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
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