Moussa's Castle Facts
The Moussa Castle is not a typical castle in any way. It was projected
and built by one man, Moussa Abdel Karim Al Maamari.
The Moussa Castle is the product of Moussa’s childhood imagination, and he
began its construction in 1968. The castle is a modern structure built to resemble a medieval
Moussa built the castle single-handedly, with occasional help from his
neighbors or an odd laborer, a Herculean effort that took many years.
This unique castle contains a wax museum that depicts scenes from the daily
life of the people who inhabit Lebanon’s mountainous regions.
Moussa Castle - Visitor Information
The castle can be visited every day between 8:00 and 20:00 in the summer
months (May – October) and between 8:00 and 18:00 in the winter months (November to April).
The entrance fee is 10000 Lebanese pounds (around $6.5 USD). Children have
Moussa Castle Map&Location
Moussa Castle is located near the village of Deir el Qamar, just 5 km
away from the renowned Beiteddine Palace.
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