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Address: Sur, Lebanon
Description: The impressive ruins of a great Phoenician city.
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Tyr, Gem of the South

Tyre is one of my favorite cities in Lebanon. its is also one of the most reserved regions, as you can still see old stone houses by the sea, in addition to the Roman ruins that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Nardeen S
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Tyre is one of my favorite cities in Lebanon. its is also one of the most reserved regions, as you can still see old stone houses by the sea, in addition to the Roman ruins that date up to 2500 years back. From Cola bridge, beirut, there are many buses that take you to Sur/Tyr for 5000 LBP only. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A city that summarizes all, wonderful beach, beautiful warm guest houses, amazing people, colorful neighborhood, delicious sea food, chill lifestyle! VISIT SOUR!

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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Tyre is the most beautiful city in Lebanon. Despite the numerous ravages it has witnessed and still is witnessing, you will all feel the deep history of Tyre & its neighboring villages the moment you set foot there. Its beaches look the same as the south of Spain beaches and its old town is such a jewel. i never have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

i just adore tyre, so much to do this city have an historical atmosphere lovely views especially on the corniche. best beach in lebanon with a lot of verity you can go to Khiyam or Jamal and Ras l bayada's beach is 10min far away you won't regret!!

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Beirut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

tyre is a historical city by the sea you can go enjoy delicious fresh sea food, walk by an amazing coast, enjoy many coffee shops overlooking an unparalleled sea view Tyre has an irresistable charm that makes you plan the next visit even before you leave it

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Baabdâte, Mont-Liban, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Tyre is one of the oldest city of Lebanon... it is a must to visit area by any tourist and Lebanese citizens as well. Beautiful scenes, nice beach, friendly people, old hotels... spending a weekend is a nice escape

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Sur is a very nice place for going to the beach on the other hand the sand is very hot in the summer months . Fee for a table at the beach.

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Galway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Well you could say that Tyre is in itself one large archaeological site, that dates well back into prehistory. The place is covered (literally) in ruins that cover the Phoenician period, the Greek and Roman periods, the arrival and subsequent departure of the Crusaders...the list is endless. Most people would come to view the Hippodrome which is the second largest... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

There are two main sites. Make sure you visit both! The larger one with the Hippodrome is amazing. It's size is breathtaking. Amazing excavations and restorations taking place. Beautiful mosaics to be viewed. Be careful of "guides" who want to assist you. There is no need for them. Very easy to self guide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This site is huge! The necropolis is extensive, aqueduct impressive and the hippodrome enormous. It is a day trip away from Beirut and even though the immediate area is a bit intimidating, it is well worth the visit. The place was almost empty apart from a few locals enjoying the space and a Lebanese family visiting from the USA.

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Address: Sur, Lebanon
Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  South Governorate  >  Sur

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