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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yes it is close on Friday afternoon and everyone will tell you that is open!!! Anyway we saw it just passing by before the Friday prayer but as we were planning to do other things we couldn’t stop and of course it was closed later....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Travelaround59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to many Souks across the middle east and it was a joy to find that the Souk in Sidon remains almost entirely used for locals rather than full of "tourist tat" (there is a small bit of it about if you want some...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Jay3449
Reviewed August 14, 2019

Traveling up the souk from the sea castle, one of the first shops on the left is a little soap store. So interesting to visit, lots of nice smelling soaps to buy. They sell soap from syria there as well. The owner is at the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

On the most intreating historical sites in lebanon, a must visit for to discover the lebanese tradition s that are still preserved in architecture and crafts

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank layalzaatari
Reviewed May 13, 2019

Whatever the country or city, souks give you a flavour of local artisans and products. The traditional cluster of shops from each profession was seen here as well, in particular the smell of the woodworkers. The lanes and alley ways meander and there would always...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Terry M
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

We had three chances to explore the soul over a ten day visit to Saida. Brilliant place to walk around. Shopping, people watching...

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 3, 2019

You need to see this cultural part of this old city where you can buy artisanal souvenirs, food and sweets, and visit the old sites inside the souk.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

It’s a different site to explore in Saida, very interesting, full of culture. A mix of history and delicious food. Recommended

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 462mirah
Reviewed April 9, 2019

We were visiting the crusaders castle which was just across the street. It is a nice souk filled mostly with modern Chinese made goods but it still retains it's character. Worth wandering through to find a place to get a coffee.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank bg564
Reviewed April 4, 2019

Our hotel arranged for an English speaking driver, (Radwan and his Toyota Avanza -$100) for our 106 mile circuit to both Tyre & Sidon UNESCO sites. Departing Tyre at 11 AM, we arrived at Sidon port's 13th C Sea Castle at 11:30 AM. We walked...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from scoobsOxford | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But some shops close on Fridays and some on Sundays. I actually liked it on Friday as it was quieter and you could see the streets/buildings a bit more.
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