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The Crusader Castle

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Address: Byblos, Lebanon
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Enjoyable day out in Byblos

Well worth the visit. Byblos is very interesting and a lovely part of Lebanon. You can get a taxi from Beirut that will drop you up at Byblos so you can spend the day enjoying... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Well worth the visit. Byblos is very interesting and a lovely part of Lebanon. You can get a taxi from Beirut that will drop you up at Byblos so you can spend the day enjoying the sea side. After a morning touring the castle you can lunch at the harbour or catch a boat out to enjoy the breeze on... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This archeological site is well worth a visit as it dates all the way back to Phoenician times. As always,it worth getting a guide to point out things that one would otherwise miss and to offer information as one walks around. I do feel that the area around the ruins such as the an of tremendous significance, should be better... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The site is very nice. It has a breathtaking view on the Sea.The site is well preserved. You can enjoy by the same a small walk in the middle of wide plants. The entrance fee is around $5. You can enjoy the visit peacefully..

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Debica, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It was magical :) Just next to the entrance there is a good restaurant with a view of the castle. good place to get to know skme history.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Visit the castle on a shiny day to enjoy the tunnels and the high towers that gives you a great view on the Mediterranean sea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Byblos is the oldest populated city in the world and its castle holds the memory of the past. The beauty is enhanced by the location by the sea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It is a really nice place to go to. We loved discovering the oldest city still lived in, and seeing one of the oldest castles. Really nice to visit.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Castle in the city of Byblos , you should visit the old port a nice walk on the sea side ... the old souks surrounding the port and the Castle , many souvenirs shops and coffee shops

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

If you are visiting Beirut and don't make a trip to Byblos then you are missing out. Even if you are not a historian or have limited knowledge of the crusades it's still worth an effort as there are few places in the world that have been inhabited for so much of human history. If used to western museums and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I got out of the taxi, saw the citadel, the sea, the people I started to cry. At the Citadel I hired a historian, as we can only learn best is when we are taught. beautiful history as this was the main port many years ago. The Phoenicians have a presence of history I tell you. Ill be going there... More 

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Address: Byblos, Lebanon
Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Mount Lebanon Governorate  >  Byblos

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