Byblos, or Jbeil, is a coastal region in Mount Lebanon and the first city of Phoenicia, an ancient civilization. It is one of the
. The city has beencontinuously inhabited
ever since it has been established in 5,000 B.C. Byblos is full of ancient sites! This region is an open-air museum!
Armenian Genocide Orphans’ “Aram Bezikian” Museum
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Crusader Castle of Gibelet
Date: 12th century
Date: around 3000 B.C.
Contemporary Arts Museum
Hours: Friday-Sunday: 11:00 AM- 6:00 PM
Date: around 218 B.C.
Saint John the Baptist Church
Sultan Abdul Majid Mosque
Temple of the Obelisks
Date: between 1900 B.C. and 1600 B.C.