Citadel of Raymond de Saint-Gilles

Local nameقلعة طرابلس
LocationTripoli, Lebanon

The Citadel of Raymond de Saint-Gilles, also known as Qala'at Sanjil and Qala'at Tarablus in Arabic, is a citadel and fort on a hilltop in Tripoli, Lebanon. It takes its name from Raymond de Saint-Gilles, the Count of Toulouse and Crusader commander who was a key player in its enlargement. It is a common misconception that he was responsible for its construction when in 1103 he laid siege to the city.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citadel_of_Raymond_de_Saint-Gilles

Coordinates 34°26'0.212" N 35°50'40.191" E

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