L'Ile d'Arwad

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L'Ile d'Arwad is part of the Tentative list of Syria in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Arwad is a small island was settled in the early 2nd millennium BC by the Phoenicians. It lies across the sea from from the port of Tartus (the ancient Tortosa), which its fortifications helped to protect. In the time of the Crusades, it was used as a bridgehead by the Crusaders. It was the last piece of land that the Crusaders maintained in the Holy Land.

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Full Name
L'Ile d'Arwad
Country
Syria
Added
1999
Type
Cultural
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1999 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: L'Ile d'Arwad

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