Syria’s largest port after Latakia, Tartus enjoys a strategic location in the middle of the east coast of the Mediterranean. During Phoenician times, Tartus was known as ‘Intrados’. In Roman times, it became a vital military base providing a supply and landing seaport, the remains of which are still visible today. In the Middle Ages, when the Crusaders took their cause to the Holy Land, Tartous was an important stronghold for the Knights Templar, who called the town ‘Tortosa’. View more
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