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Roman Hippodrome

Byzantine Road, Sur, Lebanon
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Al Bass: Bring information about the site

The site was stunning, with hippodrome, grandstands, aqueduct, a huge Roman arch, a Roman Road and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melanie B
Just wonderful

Wonderful historical place filled with history. Very quiet and no one visits so you do have the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average5%
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1 week ago
“Al Bass: Bring information about the site”
2 weeks ago
“Just wonderful”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Byzantine Road, Sur, Lebanon

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The site was stunning, with hippodrome, grandstands, aqueduct, a huge Roman arch, a Roman Road and many sarcophagi but we had little information in our tourist guide and nothing was signposted. It was also a little tricky to get to, as we visited the Al...More

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful historical place filled with history. Very quiet and no one visits so you do have the whole place to yourself! Very nice hippodrome and although not well maintained, things are left in tact. Take care when walking down the stairs.

Thank WMBandit
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

A definite must while in Lebanon. The history here is amazing. To walk through this UNESCO World Heritage site and explore the ruins is just incredible. The history of the Romans, Phoenicians and Byzantines is all around you. Truly is a must do.

Thank travellingwoodburys
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

A very nice place for people seeking to see old Ruins from Romanian and Byzantine and Pheonician area along with having one of the largest beaches in Lebanon and the middleeast and one of the cleanest ones too, the city's ruins are among the Unesco...More

Thank Hasan S
Reviewed February 25, 2017

The drive to Tyre/Sour south from Beirut is well worth the time. There are two archaeological parks in the city plus another untended one. The entrance to the hipprodome is via a Roman road and gate through an extensive necropolis. The spina of the hippodrome...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Two entrance for the roman hippodrome one from the city downtown and the second from city entrance , we had so much fun specially its a big place with a lot of monuments, specially for the kids with some explanations about the city history.

Thank Hasan M
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

You can't go to Tyre (Sour) without visiting the Hippodrome. Entering through the city of the dead with various sarcophagi of many classes in society one can only imagine what life must have been like. Some decorated with intricate art others with pagan text. The...More

Thank Peter O
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Highly recommended For families who love to share a historic heritage with their little ones. (careful while enjoying the amazing view from the top of the Hippodrome). Very authentic and beautiful!!

Thank SamouraG
Reviewed July 24, 2016

It is at the outskirts of Tyre and you will find very few people here. But the ruins are amazing, you can really see the old circus and can imagine what it was like. A little dirty though, I even found some dead animals in...More

Thank Ziggy28104
Reviewed May 17, 2016

I loved this place! you can climb the highest point and enjoy your immagination running wild in this roman hippodrome. I could have swear i heard the sound of horses :D

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