Byblos Castle, Byblos

4.6
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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  • We went to the castle on a beautiful, but windy, Christmas Eve. We got there at 10am and had the place to ourselves for a while. There is plenty of open space for kids to run around without bothering....  more »
  • For those interested in Archaeology this is the most fabulous site with remains from all eras, from Neolithic to Ottoman. Imagine an imposing medieval castle next to a decorated Roman Nymphaeum. Be...  more »
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  • 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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