· Southern Lebanon

Following the Mameluk victory over the Crusaders and their conquest of the Levant, a series of watch towers were built on the coast in the 13th century.

The towers once formed an unbroken chain of light-of-sight observation posts from Naqura to Naher el-Kebir. Their purpose was to defend the coast by preventing future crusader landings.
The tower base is still intact, while the rest of its walls were raised to the ground. One can see beneath the hill the remains of the tower stones.
The tower is accessible via "Fouad Ville Resort"

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