6 historic sites you must visit in Byblos! - The961

6 historic sites you must visit in Byblos!

Byblos, or Jbeil, is a coastal region in Mount Lebanon and the first city of Phoenicia, an ancient civilization. It 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. Make sure to visit these historic sites when you are in Byblos!

#1 Amphitheater

Date: around 218 B.C.

#2 Byblos Castle

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Date: 12th century

#3 Byblos Port

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Date: around 3000 B.C.

#4 Saint John the Baptist Church

Date: 1115

#5 Sultan Abdul Majid Mosque

Date: 12

th 

century

#6 Temple of the Obelisks

https://www.facebook.com/lebanonbaalbekmegaliths/photos/a.1460475864217763.1073741830.1447901925475157/1760260857572594/?type=3&theater Date: between 1900 B.C. and 1600 B.C.

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