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Crusader Cathedral - Al Jazeerah
- HERITAGE & HISTORY
- archaelogical site
Sour / Tyre, Tyre district
This structure consists of the remains of a 12th century cathedral, dedicated to St. Marcus, and built with reused granite columns. It was the site of the coronation of the Kings of Jerusalem during the 13th century. It is said that the body of Frederick Barbarossa, the German Emperor, is buried there, but his body was never found during the excavations.