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The Crusader Castle

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Address: Byblos, Lebanon
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the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world

enjoy your round in the search for history, first city build Phoenicians, first alphabet that the world has known in the tomb of ahiram, it is really a very nice place full of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

enjoy your round in the search for history, first city build Phoenicians, first alphabet that the world has known in the tomb of ahiram, it is really a very nice place full of temples and history .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is on of the best places I've been to in Lebanon. Here you will walk through ages... Phoenicians, Greek, Persians, Romans , Arabs etc. Every one have his touch here. There is also underground burial , dont miss it...

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Crusader Castle is built of robbed stones from the multiple societies which preceded this invasion. The many levels can be viewed from the top of the tower and then explored more closely afterwards. A qualified guide is recommended but allow more than the hour quickie that our Byblos for Dummies historian permitted. The location is a testament to the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

old fortress overlooking the coast not overly imposing but a must visit site in a very ancient city in Lebanon.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole town is kinda focused around this wonderful landmark, the area surrounding the castle is spotted with various columns and ruins. The castle itself is fantastic to walk up and through and I have never been in one quite like it. Not too expensive and easy to find. Could easily spend over a hour here.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice walk and very peaceful and no one come and disturb your own exploration with amazing views of Mediterranean Sea. With my own space, i had my good workout.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the eastern far edge of the Greco roman territory by the sea, its a venue of civilisations from prehistoric ages, till today. Newly discovered necropolis at the basement, smartly laid out old fortress, enabling life and defence, as well as supplies, storage, agriculture and economy at those times till the current tormented state of glorious Beirut.

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Egypt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A medium sized castle. Not in a perfect condition but not a ruin too. You can take some good photos and enjoy a good view of Byblos

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Located in Byblos/Jbeil is a Crusader castle with roman columns nearby, a necropolis dating nearly 4000 years back,.a small amphitheater and a temple with obelisks. The view of the sea is breathtaking. Don't miss to visit the old seaport and enjoy the food of one of the restaurants there. Next to the gate of the castle there are several nice... More 

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Grammichele, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

It's not an unforgettable place, but you can see the bay on the top tower. Inside there is a small museum, in a few rooms with un interesting historical review

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