|Sidon or Saïda (Arabic: صيدا , Ṣaydā; Phoenician: צדן , Ṣydwn; Greek: Σιδών; Latin: Sidon; Ṣīḏōn, Turkish: Sayda) is the third-largest city in Lebanon. It is located in the South of Lebanon, on the Mediterranean coast, about 40 km (25 mi) north of Tyre and 40 km (25 mi) south of the capital Beirut.
In Genesis, Sidon is the son of Canaan the grandson of Noah. Its name coincides with the modern Arabic word for fishery.
Sidon has been inhabited since very early in prehistory.
Sidon Sea Castle, a fortress built by the Crusaders in the early 13th century. It is located near the Port of Sidon.
The Castle of St. Louis (Qalaat Al Muizz). It was built by the Crusaders in the 13th century on top of the remains of a fortress built by the Fatimid caliph Al Muizz
Old Souk, a historical vaulted market stretching between the Sea Castle and the Castle of St. Louis.