Old Souk, Byblos

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Browse the varied souvenirs and antiques of Old Souk, the restored, pedestrian-only area of Byblos’ historic market district. Wandering the narrow, cobblestone paths situated in the walled historic center, you’ll encounter a plethora of small local shops and restaurants. Hunt for bargains on gifts and keepsakes, or check out the variety of cafes and bars that make the quaint, medieval buildings come to life in the evenings, with live music and a busy atmosphere. Using our online itinerary creator, Byblos attractions like Old Souk can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It's a short walk up and down the old souk. Shops with lots of souvenirs, Don't forget to haggle for a better price In the side roads there are lots of bars (some open already in the afternoon) and re...  more »
  • Whether you would like to buy souvenirs, eat at a restaurant or have a coffee or even chill out this place brings it all to you. The souk is there since the ottomans and has a great feel to it. Highly...  more »
  • A fun place to shop for tourist souvenirs. Be aware ....you need to haggle for a fair price. That’s part of the fun shopping.  more »
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  • Welcome to Byblos the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. Do not miss in the old part of the town the 12th century fortress, the old churches, the ancient fishing port. Very good restaurants with authentic Lebanese food or international cuisine. take a stroll along the charming narrow and old pedestrian streets having shops selling authentic and traditional items, and have a coffee or beer in one of the cozy pubs spread all over the place.
  • very small but absolutely worth checking out. That said most of the souk are now restaurants rather than a souk, a few tourist shops and a couple of more upscale versions. Not were you'll buy a new pair of socks or much for your dinner for that matter.
  • For sure that’s a place one has to see in Lebanon. I love the market because it is so old, this place. You can buy sweets, pets, souvenirs, fresh juices and lots of good food in this area. There you can improve your trading skills with the salesperson. Nice experience. I ll be back for sure, because you can smell history there.
  • One of my favorite places in Lebanon. Beautiful, historical, and well-maintained. Would not get tired of walking here and trying all the restaurants!
  • Always lively and animated.. most restaurants serve good food..chill out atmosphere in grear antique setting

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