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Old Souk, Byblos

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Landmark Tourist Spot
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. Before you head to Byblos, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Byblos itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Byblos has to offer, including Old Souk.
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TripAdvisor
  • A very relaxing walk despite some challenging parking adventures, the parking spots is definitively an issue when crowded. For the rest is a highly recommended place for anyone willing to spend some t...  more »
  • The place is a great way to have a look about how the street use to be in the olden days.paved stone roads..shops on both side selling local products...shop that sells fossils... there are even small ...  more »
  • The atmosphere is really nice, however, beside the traditional hand made gifts you find here also things made in China, which harm the traditional atmosphere. But the smell of cardammon coffee and spi...  more »
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  • When you order a salty crepe called Raclot for 22000 that contains "mixed cheese melt, swiss raclette, turkey and fresh mushroom" and you get this piece of crepe (see attached pic) you know this is a deceitful restaurant not worth than 1/5 rating. In addition we had to wait 40 minutes for the crepe to be served. Do I need to mention the waitress who doesn't know the brands of whiskey they have, or the nuts we ordered but were never served and the uncomfortable setting where noisy people pass next to you all the time wherever you sit? The welcoming waiter was friendly but otherwise a bad experience. Not recommended.
  • Good food fair prices
  • The lebanese food could be better. Go for international...