Byblos, or Jbeil, is a coastal region in Mount Lebanon and the first city of Phoenicia, an ancient civilization.
It is one of the oldest still inhabited cities in the world.
Byblos is one of the 20 oldest cities in the world. The city has been continuously inhabited ever since it has been established in 5,000 B.C.
It’s a popular destination
For tourists as well as for locals who enjoy history and ancient architecture.
The first inscription in the Phoenician alphabet
It was found on the sarcophagus of Ahiram who was the Phoenician king of Byblos!
Byblos is home to many historic sites!
This region is an open-air museum!
The Temple of the Obelisks was built between 1900 B.C. and 1600 B.C.
The ancient port, an important touristic site, dates back to 3000 B.C.
The old souk of Byblos is one of the most charming souks in Lebanon.
You can find handicrafts, natural soaps, and antique objects there!