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Byblos, Lebanon
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All reviews crusader castle mediterranean sea roman columns archaeological site guided tour national museum stone age surrounding area small museum entrance fee dont miss two hours nice view walk around ancient city beautiful place nice walk
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome historical place, wonderful ancient city, sculptures and beautiful sea view and mountain view at the same time, advise to go and discover

Thank jenniejamie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We highly recommend this site visit, so large place, so many things to see. There is also an interesting museum giving good explanations and the sea views from the site are fantastic.

Thank PatrickBleu
Reviewed 1 week ago

40KM North from Beirut is one of the oldest cities in the world - Byblos. Its well worth a day trip from Beirut...get a shared bus from Charles Helou bus station (3000 LL) which drops you off at the motorway and you walk down towards...More

Thank kingdomDublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This city is known to be the second oldest ancient city in the entire history. At least 3 different civilisations have lived here. You can see mosques, churches, old temples, various methods of burying people, different stones, Roman art and other while you are in...More

Thank 22hussama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was at the right place at a right time in a right weather. I believed it must be one of the best attractions that Byblos can offer.

Thank Emmy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is sad to see the lack of care and attention to this most significant of ancient sites. Rusty equipment, bags of wood and rubbish lie throughout the complex. This sadly detracts from the sense of importance this place holds in our history. Needs some...More

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't enjoy byblos much (i'm not fussed about the souks or the port), apart from when I go to this site. It's definitely worth the entry, it combines history with nature and nice views. You can also hike to see the different ruins, and...More

Thank Douaa' K
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I was doing a tour from Beirut, and the day started in Byblos with a visit to the Crusader Castle was how the day started. Byblos is roughly a 45 minute drive from central Beirut, and while driving in Lebanon can be crazy (I visit...More

Thank wanderer_scotland
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The Byblos Crusader castle is a view into the past. Up high after climbing many steps one can visualize the ruins and imagine what they were. Bake shop, meat shop. Living quarters, etc. Roman columns standind and fallen. The view at the top is great....More

Thank frugalarnie
Reviewed 6 October 2018

When visiting Byblos, the Crusader Castle is a must visit. Situated in the heart of one of the ancient civilizations, the castle is adjacent to the sea. The Castle is a Roman Structure which is spectacular if you are fond of witnessing the historical monuments....More

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Response from dina-753 | Reviewed this property |
The Castle is in the middle of the touristic ancient city of Byblos, locally known as Jbeil, by the sea. 5 minutes walk from the historic port which is lined with charming good restaurants. It is no more than 5 min by car... More