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Museums of Beirut Day Tour
"Enjoy a fascinating introduction to Lebanon's vibrant history. The National Museum of Beirut holds countless treasures through which you will witness the living proof to the country's rich heritage. Mim gets its name from the 24th letter of the Arab precisely because it is the first letter of the Arabic words for museum minerals and mines. The museum exhibits more than 1400 minerals representing around 300 different species from over 61 countries. Then we will head to Lebanon’s central bank Museum where you will know more about the central bank’s roles and responsibilities in keeping the stability of the Lebanese economy and financial system.The last destination is a walk in Hamra streets where we will encounter shops restaurants
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Small Group Tour to Biblical Highlights of the Galilee from Jerusalem
"After you have been picked up from your hotel in Jerusalem drive to Tel-Aviv to start your exciting full day tour to the north visiting Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee. You will then be driven along the coast to visit the city of Nazareth where Jesus spent his childhood. Proceed to Tiberias and visit the history and the Jordan River. It is here that Jesus is said to have been baptized. Before ending your day and returning to point of departure you will stop to visit the famous baptismal site at Yardenit. Having followed in the footsteps of Christ you will be returned to the point of departure.""""Enjoy a fascinating full day trip to Israel's biblical highlights of the north visiting the town where Jesus spent his childhood
From $95.00
 
Full-Day Pearls of the Western Galilee Tour from Tel Aviv
"Meet your guide at your Tel-Aviv accommodations before departing through the coastal road to Caesarea the ancient Roman capital. Enjoy a walking tour of the site as you explore the ancient ruins and archaeological excavations including the aqueduct the palace and other fascinating findings. Afterwards head to the city of Haifa where you will stop for a panoramic view of the marvelous terraced Bahai gardens the port and the bay. Continue to Megiddo
From $103.00

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Church of St. John the Baptist

This church was built in Romanesque style, during the Crusader occupation, in 1115. When I visited, there was a concert for peace being broadcast live on Lebanese TV, which I sat down and watched. ...
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Crusader Castle

Raymond St Gilles built the castle after he captured Byblos in 1104. He used stones from the Roman ruins in its construction. The castle finally fell to Beybars in 1266. It is a solid, compact...
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Prehistoric Quarter

Near to the Crusader Castle, is the prehistoric quarter of Byblos. The site was uncovered in 1860 by the French archaeologist, Ernest Renan. There was a Neolithic settlement here an incredible 8,000...
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Well the Ruins at Byblos, duhhh

Byblos is the oldest continually inhabited seaport in the world and one of the World Heritage Sites. Over 15 civilizations have had ports here, the most destructive were the Crusaders who demolished...
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Byblos International Festival

in the summer they erect a venue amongst the ruins and have world renowned entertainment. It makes for quite a spectacular evening. This past year we saw Omara Putunda the Cuban Diva. Other artists...
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The Souks in Byblos

The Souks (marketplace) in Byblos make the day trip at Byblos complete. They surround the archeology site and sit at the base of St Johns Cathedral. The shop keepers are ready to haggle and you can...
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View from the castle

The squared foundation in the middle is the ruins of Temple of Baalat Gebal, which is the oldest temple at Byblos. It is from the 4th millennium BC. The temple was important until Roman times.Close to...
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The Crusader Castle

When you are going to explore the historical site the Crusader Castle is a good place to start at, as there is a beautiful view over the area and the sea from the roof.When the castle was built in the...
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The archaeological site

The entrance fee to the archaeological site is 6000 LL (June 2002). Here there is a Crusader Castle, an Ottoman House and several ancient ruins of temples and a Roman theatre. The site lies...
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The harbour

The harbour might be one of the oldest in the world. From here the famous Lebanese cedar was shipped to other towns during ancient time. There are small fishing boats and a few boats for sightseeing....
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New and old

To the east of the highway is the modern town of Jbail. On the other side, on the slope down to the see, is the old picturesque town with small shops, the harbour and the archaeological site. Old...
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Go swimming

Lebanon doesn’t have many public beaches. Just south of Jbail (Byblos) there are the sandy beaches Tam-Tam and Paradise. To go here from Beirut you can take a bus going north from Charles Helou...
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Roman Theatre

The first Roman theatre was built here in 218 AD. It has since been rebuilt to one third of its original size.
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Ottoman House

Apart from the castle, one other building dominates the site of old Byblos. This is the only house left standing from the Ottoman settlement which covered this site in the 19th century.
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"Jbail - ancient Byblos"
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"Byblos (Jbail) A town with old glamour"
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