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Belmont (Tzuba)

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Belmont (Tzuba)
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  • Free
  • 1 hour or less
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Belmont: Tzuba was one of 21 villages given by King Godfrey as a fief to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. In 1114, the gift was re-confirmed by Baldwin I of Jerusalem. Sometime before 1169, the Hospitaller Knights built a castle there and called it Belmont.

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Belmont: Tzuba was one of 21 villages given by King Godfrey as a fief to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. In 1114, the gift was re-confirmed by Baldwin I of Jerusalem.

Sometime before 1169, the Hospitaller Knights built a castle there and called it Belmont in The Kingdom of Jerusalem. Today parts of the northern and western Crusader wall remain, as well as ruins of a tower and other structures. These include large underground cisterns. Belmont Castle was taken by Saladin in 1187.

 

Opening hours

08:00 - 17:00

How to get there

By bus, taxi or guided tour.

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