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Byblos, Lebanon
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"crusader castle"
in 58 reviews
"mediterranean sea"
in 10 reviews
"roman columns"
in 7 reviews
"guided tour"
in 8 reviews
"national museum"
in 5 reviews
"stone age"
in 4 reviews
"surrounding area"
in 4 reviews
"small museum"
in 9 reviews
"oldest city"
in 7 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 7 reviews
"nice view"
in 7 reviews
"ancient history"
in 4 reviews
"two hours"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful place"
in 8 reviews
"definitely worth a visit"
in 5 reviews
"walk around"
in 5 reviews
"old town"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well-worth the entrance price - kids availed of the student entrance fee (bring student IDs). The museum is worth visiting and the climb to the top is wonderful!

Thank Joseph L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting museum that tells about the many layers of history of the castle and surrounding areas. The views from the top of the castle are outstanding (many stairs and uneven surfaces) and the grounds surrounding the castle are also beautiful.

Thank Dianne A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Byblos Crusader castle is really unique. My guide pointed out that the wall blocks were made of sandstone and reinforced using Roman columns! The view at the top is splendid... And the breeze is much needed after the many flights of stairs. Outside the...More

Thank SeanMcQueen
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Explored this magnificent structure for well over an hour. So much history. View of the seas and Byblos town is just breathtaking. Absolutely worth the small ticket price of admission.

Thank asiana747
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Interestesting walk round - amazing to see how constructed - built to last and it has. Lots of steps and small museum

Thank hergeEurope
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

very appropriate and easy access to visit....inside the city of Byblos Entry pass cheap, the site present the old city of Byblos dating from mid-3rd millennium BC till the Medieval/crusader period and the ottoman period with a nice small museum

Thank anis961
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We loved Crusader castle. We had a brief guide who told us about the history and walked us through the castle. Sultan Abdul Majid Mosque is an old blue domed mosque next to the castle and a 12th century church. I'd definately recommend a visit...More

Thank binajimster
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

This relatively short drive outside of Beirut is a good opportunity to see some ancient history and have a decent bite to eat as well.

1  Thank D_W_10017
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

a nice place to see in byblos, byblos is quite turistic, but still a nice place to go, fast by taxi from beirut

2  Thank Annemette S
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

I spent over an hour walking, sitting and just taking it all in. Views from the top of the castle are amazing. I went in November, which meant not many tourist.

1  Thank Nicola S
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Helena O
18 February 2018|
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Response from dina-753 | Reviewed this property |
The Castle is in the middle of the touristic ancient city of Byblos, locally known as Jbeil, by the sea. 5 minutes walk from the historic port which is lined with charming good restaurants. It is no more than 5 min by car... More
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