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The Crusader Castle, Byblos

Categories: Castles, Ruins, Concerts & Shows, Tourist Spots
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For a walk through history, visit The Crusader Castle, a 12th-century structure constructed by the Crusaders and now registered as a World Heritage Site in one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Explore the castle, built of limestone and remains of Roman-era buildings, and enjoy the scenic views from the top of the central tower. Part of the Byblos archaeological site, the castle sits surrounded by ancient ruins from the Phoenician, Egyptian, and Roman periods. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Byblos holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the The Crusader Castle and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The Crusaders who arrived in the Middle East built castles to protect their possessions. One of the finest castles in Lebanon that you can see.
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  • Come down to our days the castle ruins. A picturesque place, where you can make good photos, especially at sunset.
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  • Because you can find tracks of 4-5 historical periods, the site is like a history book. Main castle built in 12th century by Crusaders but Phoneician and Roman tracks are also find in the complex. The...  read more »
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