Batroun, Lebanon in 20 amazing photos - The961

Batroun, Lebanon in 20 amazing photos

It's one of the world's oldest cities!

Batroun is a coastal city in Northern Lebanon. It's one of the oldest cities in the world and a major tourist destination. It's a city full of charm, history, and culture!

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Batroun is famous for its beaches, pubs, fish, architecture, and Phoenician ruins. People tend to visit this city in summer to enjoy everything it has to offer.

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This city was built by the Phoenicians. Many ruins belong to different civilizations that settled in Batroun.

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The Phoenicians built this wall in the sea to protect them from tidal waves and enemies.

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An earthquake destroyed Batroun in 551. Historians believe that the natural disaster formed the large natural harbor.

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Emir Fakhreddine II built the Mseilha Forst in the 17th century to guard the Tripoli-Beirut route.

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Batroun is the city of fish! If you love seafood, then you absolutely must visit this town and try the local delicacies. Trust me; you won't be disappointed.

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Speaking of fish, Batroun broke the Guinness World Record for the world's largest seafood display in 2016! 2613.8 kg of seafood were displayed near the port.

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Colonel Beer is one of Lebanon's most famous breweries. It's a popular destination for those who want to drink a cold beer while enjoying live music. It's an experience you definitely don't want to miss.

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This trail allows you to explore Batroun's hidden gems.

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Another option is to follow the railway track!

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Look at this amazing view!

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Surfing is a popular activity in this area!

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Henry Lucien is a Lebanese man who is passionate about the architecture of Beirut's traditional houses. So, he collected windows, arches, doors, and columns from 45 destroyed Beirut homes and used them to build a house in Batroun. 

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This city's architecture is breathtaking!

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Batroun is an open-air museum!

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It takes you back in time!

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Sit on the beach and enjoy the sunset!

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You need to visit Batroun soon!

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