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Address: Old Souks, Sidon, Lebanon

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A must see when going to Old Saida

This Palace is an absolute must see when traveling to Saida, the family Debbane were very fond of music so the museum is filled with old and rare music instruments. And the... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Firas S
Sidon, Lebanon

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Sidon, Lebanon
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This Palace is an absolute must see when traveling to Saida, the family Debbane were very fond of music so the museum is filled with old and rare music instruments. And the museum's guide is very knowledgeable about the history of the palace.

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Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

An old but a gold Fortress you can call it, talk about history 18Th century to be exact. Amazing architecture , fabulous piece of Art really , at the main door and it's a small wooden door with few stairs going up , you could never believe what's hidden behind the door . A whole castle , centuries old with... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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Reviewed 17 April 2015

I arrived at the Debbané Palace in Sidon at 4:35pm on March 23, 2015. The museum, with its sign indicating an opening hour of 9 to 5 except Fridays, was unattended and locked. Kind vendors around the museum told me to return in five minutes, which I did. At 4:40-45 when I returned, the museum keeper had already locked up... More 

Thank pclslyj
Sidon, Lebanon
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Reviewed 17 April 2014

I love this mini palace. I visited it several times.Its architecture as well as its furniture reflect the atmosphere of old days. If you access to its terrace you can view old Sidon. It needs a little time to go around. Its location is in the old streets of Sidon almost near other historical places to visit in this old... More 

Thank mimowehbi
Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 26 April 2013

Debbane Palace is an 18th century old palace, owned by Debbane Family and turned today into a museum for Visitors. Entry Is free of charge. It is usually open all days except Friday from 9 am till 6 pm (but check the hours before going). The architecture of the Palace is very nice. It is Lebanese-ottoman architecture. You can find... More 

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