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Sign: Modi’in - Giv’at HaTitora - The fort

Giv’at HaTitora, Derech Yigal Alon, Modi’in-Maccabim-Re’ut, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל מיתוג של עיריית מודיעין מכבים רעות

המצודה הצלבנית בפסגת התיתורה נבנתה בין השנים 1099-1260, והיא שהעניקה לגבעה את שמה הערבי אל-בורג’ שפירושו ’המצודה’.

בעזרת המצודות שמרו הצלבנים על הדרך לירושלים, ובנייתן זהה לרוב: על ראש הגבעה חצר מרובעת מוקפת חומה ובמרכזה מגדל קומתיים רבוע. אל הקומה העליונה הוביל גרם מדרגות מזרחי.
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The exhibit is part of the archeological garden at Givat Hatitora Click for sign's details

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Translation of the text on the sign:
Branding symbol of the Modiin Maccabim Reut Municipality

The fort
The Crusader fortress at the summit of Titura was built between the years 1099-1260, and it was the hill that gave the hill its Arabic name al-Burj, which means ’the fortress’.

Did you know ?!
With the help of the fortresses, the Crusaders guarded the road to Jerusalem, and their construction is usually the same: on the top of the hill is a square courtyard surrounded by a wall and in the center is a square two-story tower. An eastern staircase led to the upper floor.

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