Lebanon’s traditions, culture, and folklore are found all over Lebanon. However, if you need to see the authentic history and culture of Lebanon, visiting the old souks should be your top destination.
With various old souks in many villages and cities of Lebanon, these 10 old markets will have you discover the rich history and culture of these towns and give you the thrill of exploring their rhapsody of shops with their variety of products and partisanship.
Probably one of the most exciting parts of this particular adventure is catching great deals on beautiful handcrafted items.
The ancient yet lively souks of Baalbek are comprised of a variety of shops that serve locals and also tourists. You can find hand embroidered linen, clothes, and also spice shops and bakeries.
Jezzine Souks – South Lebanon
Known as Souk El Sedd, this old vibrant market in Jezzine has a variety of artisan shops, where you can find the traditional mastership cutlery of “firebird” (also dubbed as the Phoenix), decorative items, handcrafted jewelry, handmade bags, and more.
The souk has also shops selling local “mouneh” in variety like thyme, pickles, and so on.