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Address: Sur, Lebanon
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The impressive ruins of a great Phoenician city.

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Wonderful!

Very authentic and beautiful!! For people who like history, this is the best place to visit!! I recommend!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very authentic and beautiful!! For people who like history, this is the best place to visit!! I recommend!!

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's hard to wrap your head around the history you're seeing. An ancient (unbelievably intact) hippodrome, and ruins by the sea. Go see this. Recommend using Wild Discovery tours.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful old authentic Mediterranean city. The people are very friendly, the beach is amazing and the prices are very reasonable. If you like the beach or interested in the Mediterranean culture, this city is a perfect destination.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sur is a great place to visit on a day stay for a weekend. The city has a vibe of being old and new, west and east simultaneously. When I visited (an afternoon in June during Ramadan) I thought it was very well kept and maintained. You can find dinning options ranging from quick tasty shawarmas to fresh fish at... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

When you first come into Tyre you will see a lot is being done to beautify the city. It has beautiful beaches and breathtaking historical ruins. Definitely worth a trip to see.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

wonderful place to enjoy a sunbath with Family and Friends very helpful staff the food can be better however the free entrance attract the people. We had a wonderful time and would come back at any chance.

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Thank Maged S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

spend a summer vacation there or weekend enjoy the awesome beach free of entrance charge, clean, many restaurants offers seafood fresh and very tasty

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

wonderful place and nice place t be and lovely people.I have been living in this city for 5 years -don't be frightened away from Tyre because of its location in the south. This is a very beautiful, peaceful town. We had a wonderful time in Tyre and would jump at the chance to go back.

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East Dean, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Lovely to see a port full of small fishing boats and a few leisure craft, surrounded by small workshops making chairs, garages, etc. and some good fish restaurants. We visited the Roman ruins and hippodrome: a marvellous site and well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

I had visited this place years ago, maybe 5 years ago, and the place has definitely improved. The place is cleaner and steps are tAken to improve the structures. Originally an Phoenician city and later taken over by Alexander the great. So first was a Greek city and then a Roman city was constructed on the side. You will find... More 

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