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Byblos Castle, Byblos

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Castle · Tourist Spot
For a walk through history, visit Byblos Castle, a 12th-century structure constructed by the Crusaders and now registered as a World Heritage Site in one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Explore the castle, built of limestone and remains of Roman-era buildings, and enjoy the scenic views from the top of the central tower. Part of the Byblos archaeological site, the castle sits surrounded by ancient ruins from the Phoenician, Egyptian, and Roman periods. For Byblos Castle and beyond, use our Byblos visit planner to get the most from your Byblos vacation.
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  • Castle fantastic 5/5 - you can’t travel to Lebanon and not visit, so much history all in one place. So many different ages all in one place.  more »
  • Didn't know the Crusaders were in Lebanon till I visit this castle. The castle has a great view of the sea and is pretty well preserved. They are also lots of restaurants and shops leading to the...  more »
  • An important ruins site in Lebanon that deserve at 2 hours, or more, of your time in Lebanon to been visited. You'll find shops, restaurants, bars and clubs all around the site, some restaurants are really nice (on the port)...
  • Cool visit. Worth the day trip from Beirut. Lots of nice lunch places nearby either at the marina or in the Souk area.

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