Borj Ghazi Mustapha


Built in the 13th-century by the Aragonese, this fort was captured by the Ottomans in 1560 and has been allowed to slowly crumble in recent times – be careful when exploring and don't rely on the protective barriers, which aren't well maintained. Interpretative labels are in French and Arabic only.

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