10 places you must visit in Byblos next time you're there! - The961

10 places you must visit in Byblos next time you're there!

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. 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

Beach

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Crusader Castle of Gibelet

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Date: 12th century

Phoenician port

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Date: around 3000 B.C.

Modern And Contemporary Arts Museum

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Hours: Friday-Sunday: 11:00 AM- 6:00 PM

Old souk

Roman amphitheater

Date: around 218 B.C.

Saint John the Baptist Church

Date: 1115

Sultan Abdul Majid Mosque

Date: 12

th 

century

Temple of the Obelisks

Date: between 1900 B.C. and 1600 B.C.

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