Le Destroit

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Le Destroit fortress.

Le Destroit (also known as Districtum or Horvat Qarta) is a ruined medieval fortress, built by the Crusaders in the early 12th century CE, located near the town of Atlit, Israel. When the larger Castrum Perigrinorum was completed in 1218, Le Destroit was dismantled by the Crusaders so that it couldn’t be used by the Muslim enemy as a staging ground for an attack on the main castle. Today the castle's podium, stables and moat, cut into the sandstone rock, can be seen.

Coordinates: 32°42′28″N 34°56′46″E / 32.70778°N 34.94611°E / 32.70778; 34.94611