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

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Must-to-see in Lebanon. 2nd after Ballbeck

TYR. You must walk around the nice harbour, with many boats and some fishers. Later visit the all Bass ruins, my favourite in Lebanon, after Baalbeck. Later go to the Necropolis... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

TYR. You must walk around the nice harbour, with many boats and some fishers. Later visit the all Bass ruins, my favourite in Lebanon, after Baalbeck. Later go to the Necropolis and Hippodrome, another unforgotable archeological place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tyre is a city full of history. Every step you take is literally a step in time. We walked around the hippodrome of roman times then into the old city of Alexander the great fame. The seafront is a lovely place to relax and enjoy a coffee while watching the busy city life.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Worth a visit and perhaps not the first destination that comes to mind. But amazing history and friendly people always put a smile on my face. The mix of ancient Roman culture and the best of middle east....i just luv it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Its from the best cities in lebanon, very safe and u can found every thing: shopping retails, restaurants, sea view Caffè, best beach...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Just unbelievable. Roman, Crusader, Byzantine and many more ruins. Unfortunately no guides at all. Ask the guy selling tickets (Arabic only) to give you a glimpse of the history of that site. A museum was built but will not open before next year. As the site is vast try not to go during midday (no shade) and use a pair... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Historical, Roman, Christian, Fishermen, Beaches, Picturesque Old City, Churches, Boat Trips, Fish and Seafood - do not miss it!

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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

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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