Saida, or Sidon, is one of the oldest cities in Lebanon. In fact, it is one of the
ever since they have been established in the ancient times! There's a lot you need to see there!
Debbane Palace was built at the beginning of the 18th century by the Ottoman Hammoud family of Moroccan origins. Youssef Debbané bought the palace in 1800.
Khan Al Franj
Emir Fakhreddine built Khan El Franj in the 17th century to accommodate French merchants and boost the trade with Europe. It's a large courtyard with a fountain in the center.
Saint Louis Castle
The castle was built in 1254 by French crusaders. It was altered a number of times until the 17th century.
Sidon Sea Castle
Lebanon's famous Sea Castle was built by the crusaders in the thirteenth century. It is located on a small island connected to the mainland.
Souk Al Najarin
Temple of Eshmun
The Temple of Eshmun is an ancient place of worship dedicated to Eshmun, the Phoenician god of healing. It was built in the 7th century B.C.