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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Byblos Castle Reviews
If you can grab a guide, guidebook or download some history before you visit as the history of this castle is so full of different occupiers over the centuries that it makes your mind boggle! more »
Peu de ville dans ce monde on une aussi longue Histoire que l'on découvre à travers les salles de ce vieux château. Vous qui passez ici ne ratez pas cette visite. more »Few cities in this world have such a long history that one discovers through the rooms of this old castle. You who come here don't miss this visit.
This place was great, climbing through the ancient ruins gives you a sense of what live was like 1000s of years ago. The architecture, building style and construction is amazing
This place is very nice and the view from the top is amusing. I recommend this place for tourists.
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