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The Crusader Castle, Byblos

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Castle
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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  • Stroll in the Castle and its surroundings, very nice. Downside: many mosquitoes Little ballad in the castle and its nearby, very nice. Little negative point: lot of mousquitos.
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  • My top 10 best places on earth. Wall through 6000 to 8000 years history. A must visit in a lifetime. Unique castle, unique civilizations. Never enough.  more »
  • The site has a very interesting history. It layered with different time period of architecture. It overlooks the Mediterranean sea. Don't forget to try some of the fish restaurant. We had a relaxing a...  more »