Beaufort Castle, Lebanon

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Amin Nasr
published on 16 January 2022
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Beaufort or Belfort Castle, known locally as Qal'at al-Shaqif, was a Crusader fortress in Southern Lebanon. The castle is situated on the site of a former fortress, which was captured by the Crusaders and given to the lords of Sidon.

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Amin Nasr
Amin is interested in social interaction, history, and architecture, living in Lebanon, he witnessed the historical ruins of ancient civilizations, a frequent visitor to ancient Hellenic, Roman, and Medieval sites across Lebanon.

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