Tartus

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Tartus: la cité-Citadelle des Crois is part of the Tentative list of Syria in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Tartus is a citadel of Phoenician origin but extended by the Crusaders in the 12th century. They built the semi-fortified Cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa over a Byzantine church. Romanesque and Gothic styles were used in the architecture and the decoration.

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Full Name
Tartus: la cité-Citadelle des Crois
Country
Syria
Added
1999
Type
Cultural
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1999 Added to Tentative List

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