Saint Louis Castle

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The Castle of Saint Louis, also known as Qalaat al Muizz or the Land Castle,[1] is a ruined castle in Sidon, Lebanon. It was built in 1254 by French crusaders on the site of an earlier Fatimid fortress, and was altered a number of times until the 17th century.

Quick facts: Castle of Saint Louis, Coordinates, Type, Sit...
Castle of Saint Louis
Sidon, Lebanon
Overgrown ruins of the Castle of St. Louis
Castle of St. Louis is located in Lebanon
Castle of St. Louis
Castle of St. Louis
Coordinates33°33′36.8″N 35°22′14.4″E
Site information
Open to
the public
Site history
Built10th – 17th centuries
Built byFatimid Caliphate (original fortress)
Crusaders (present castle)