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Here are walls, the monumental gateway and inner courtyard of the Castle of St. Giles, built by the Franks. Distinguished remnants of the Mameluke period are the Mosque of Teynal, and the Mosque of Al-Attar. Islamic religious schools known as "madrassas" bear witness to the brilliance of Tripoli in the Middle Ages. The ancient bazaars, towers, khans (caravansaries) and baths add oriental charm to the modern city, which is now a prosperous industrial and business center.