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Beirut, Sidon & Byblos at the Dawn of Civilization

It was always a heated debate between scholars on which cities are the oldest in the world. 10,000 years ago, some human tribes began settling in one permanent location and transformed their nomadic way of l...
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Zouk Festival 2016 Program

Zouk Mikael International Festival 2016 Press conference Zalfa Bouez, Festival President His Excellency the Minister of Tourism, Mr. Michel Pharaon, His Excellency the Minister of Culture Mr. Rony Areiji, L...
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Spring Byblos Fair for Flowers and Birds

The committee of the International Festival of Byblos started with Byblos municipality the annual spring flowers and birds festival. Check the photos below for all details ...
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Save Byblos famous house

This old famous Lebanese house in Jbeil Byblos, as well as the sea castle and other ruins in one of the oldest cities in the world are in danger. Jbeil’s touristic sites have been neglected by the authorities a...
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Saint John Church, Byblos

Known today as Saint John-Marcus Church, this church was built in several phases during the 12th-13th centuries. Construction began in 1115, with additional structures added over time, such as the Italianate st...
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Crusader Castle, Byblos

The site of the Crusader Castle was originally occupied by an earlier fortification dating from the Fatimid period (969-1169 A.D.). In the beginning of the 12th century A.D., the Crusaders built a strong fortre...
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Byblos old port

The most picturesque part of town, the tranquil harbor of Jbeil (Byblos) is nowadays mainly a fishing port. These lazy wooden boats rest by the calm quays that were once the ancient world’s most vibrant entrepô...