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The Crusader Castle

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Address: Byblos, Lebanon
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A Must Do in Byblos

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 yesterday NEW

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 yesterday NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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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Fort McMurray, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to visit if you are in Byblos. Takes at least 1 hour but can easily take 4 hours. The best view is obviously from the highest tower. Wear comfy shoes and climb all the steps to the top. Take water with you.

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle was a great day visit. The restaurants around it are great and the shopping is good as well. You can also enjoy a swim while you are there.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful site and museum, it really brings it all to life and I think it's be a great place to take children and teens to help fire them up about history.

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Crusader Castle is a 12th century limestone fort located in the heart of the quaint town of Byblos, which is a UNESCO world heritage site. The castle is surrounded by a dry moat & is just inside the entrance to Byblos' atmospheric archaeological site, which incorporates Neolithic, Chalcolithic, Greek and Roman ruins. There are panoramic views over the ruins... More 

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