Tyre is among the world’s 20 oldest cities. A Phoenician city that dates back to 2,750 B.C., Tyre in South Lebanon is where you can find historical and natural wonders. One of its main sites is a hippodrome that is on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites.
The city has been continuously inhabited for over 7000 years ever since it has been established in 5,000 B.C. The first inscription in the Phoenician Alphabet was found on the sarcophagus of Ahiram who was the Phoenician king of Byblos!
If you’re looking for fun, hit Jbeil’s public beach which is near historic sites, cozy cafés, and seaside restaurants!
It is also rich in historical and archaeological sites, such as the remains of a Crusader church, baths from the 13th century, and an old salt evaporation pond. It is your destination if you are looking for abundant nature and peace by the sea.
Batroun is one of the oldest cities in the world. The Phoenicians built a wall in the sea to protect themselves from tidal waves. Batroun’s many beach clubs are recommended to really get into the city’s vibe.