Home Magazine Travel & Leisure Guides 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 A post shared by Live Love Byblos (@livelovebyblos) on Mar 6, 2018 at 11:47pm PST Date: around 218 B.C. #2 Byblos Castle A post shared by Ely Noujaim (@mrnoujaim) on Sep 18, 2017 at 2:04am PDT Date: 12th century #3 Byblos Port A post shared by Ely Noujaim (@mrnoujaim) on Sep 6, 2017 at 1:55am PDT Date: around 3000 B.C. #4 Saint John the Baptist Church A post shared by Live Love Byblos (@livelovebyblos) on Mar 3, 2018 at 4:11am PST 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.