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Tyre, Sur
(4.5/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
Explore Tyre, an ancient Phoenician city home to many excavated ruins originating from various civilizations. Situated on a peninsula by the Mediterranean Sea, it features pristine beaches and blue waters. Wander by foot or catch a taxi to the archaeological sites, including the Roman hippodrome (ancient stadium)--the most popular site that's listed as a World Heritage Site. The ruins include a grand necropolis with several hundreds preserved sarcophagi. Stop to see the hot spring ruins for their Roman architecture. An old Phoenician port by the beach features numerous restaurants and ideal views of the coastline. The site also includes a lighthouse, a good spot for watching the sunset. Make Tyre a centerpiece of your Sur vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Sur trip generator.
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  • The city was founded by the Romans over the Phoenician peoples developed by standing against the backdrop of the coast of tyre you wander off to the sea at the confluence of the ruins of its salty-sweet Rob enjoy magnificent cuisine, stone is enough to spot. Non-narrow area of ruins and preserve healthy but are remnants of the magnificent buildings in this city was prosperous and just look. In addition, in the Mediterranean beach in the middle of monuments, even after taking a break for a while and you can explore. Name in the morning was an ancient city of trail, but thrive best in the remaining one and feel the tranquillity of drenched in sentimentality.
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  • TYR. You must walk around the nice harbour, with many boats and some fishers. Later visit the all Bass ruins, my favourite in Lebanon, after Baalbeck. Later go to the Necropolis and Hippodrome, anothe...  more »
  • Tyre is a city full of history. Every step you take is literally a step in time. We walked around the hippodrome of roman times then into the old city of Alexander the great fame. The seafront is a lo...  more »
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  • Excellent ancient city with with beautiful ruins from the Bizantine and the Roman era. You must visit the christian "Hara" near the fishing port. With nice accomodation places. Enjoy the beach as well!
  • Super Amazing place for fun. Beautiful Beach i advice everyone to come visit RestHouse Tyr.
  • Very nice ruins, as far as decaying architecture goes. Loses a star for misspelling "tire". Did Israel bomb your spellcheck option too? Get a dictionary.
  • A great place to take a walk with friends on a plain day to watch the city's ruins and ancient culture.Its slso great place for photoshoots.
  • Great. Beautiful ruins going down the sea!