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Byblos Castle: Tours & Tickets

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This is the first place my tour guide brought me to, on my tour to Byblos. The castle has an entrance fee and well maintained. It has a small museum within it. On the far side of the castle lies the remains of a Roman...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sundncr
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was a wonderful experience visiting this place which is almost 6000 years old. A gem of history. Recommended

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank shoaibabbas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you can grab a guide, guidebook or download some history before you visit as the history of this castle is so full of different occupiers over the centuries that it makes your mind boggle!

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Jay3449
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like all archeological sites in Lebanon, the Byblos citadel is received chain culture and heritage. It is a great place to experience the various civilizations who passed through the city from the Phoenicians, to assyriens, crusades and others. The citadel is connected to the old...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank SagaLEB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely one of the most worthwhile sites to visit in Lebanon. It involves a minimum amount of walking and is very exposed to the sun.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank native-travels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Byblos is super old and nice and well worth the detour. You can stroll the streets, visit the souks and the castle. The entrance isn’t expensive and you can walk and take many beautiful pictures.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Roxy23_66
Reviewed September 12, 2019 via mobile

No trip to Byblos is complete without the visit to the castle, which is not really a castle at all but rather an old city excavated through all dynasties that have occupied Byblos. We were encouraged by a local Lebanese to get a tour guide....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank atlasshrugs
Reviewed August 28, 2019 via mobile

Byblos is located about 45 kilometres from Beirut in Lebanon. The city is a stunning collection of archaeological sites, one of which is Byblos Castle built in 1197 by the Crusaders. A lot of the castle is in ruin but it is from the castle...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank danks44
Reviewed August 25, 2019

I heard of the history, the souks, and the castle. Don't believe everything you hear. Byblos has a history for sure. The castle is rich with centuries of civilization and conquerors. However, it is best to secure a professional guide doing a guided tour. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sinheart
Reviewed August 23, 2019 via mobile

It is a real castle. On a high hill on t he top of Tripoli City you can see it. It s fortified very good with high defences wall with small holes to use arrows. I recommended highly to visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Anna W
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Response from ViliB2412 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Dina S | 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