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Old Souk

Byblos, Lebanon
+961 3 742 099
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A journey back in time

What a memorable evening. Interesting shops, especially the spice shop and the fossil shop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susanne J
Tulsa, Oklahoma
via mobile
A step back to the phoenicien time

Byblos souk is one of the oldest souk in Lebanon...it's located between the main square of Byblos... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beirut, Lebanon
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Byblos, Lebanon
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a memorable evening. Interesting shops, especially the spice shop and the fossil shop / museum. Enjoyed the informative lecture provided by a staff member.

Thank Susanne J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Byblos souk is one of the oldest souk in Lebanon...it's located between the main square of Byblos city and the sea...The place id full of traditional shopping stores, restaurants and pubs. You can have a nice walk reaching the sea and passing by the castle...A...More

Thank MonaShehade
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cobblestone lane and market is so authentic that you feel like you have gone back in time. There are souvenir shops, restaurants and cafes. A beautiful site

Thank NickHobgood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the oldest shopping area at all times, as city of Byblos more 6,000 years old. Many nice stores, mostly selling souvenirs, nice cafes, restaurants.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there on a Sunday and not all shops were open. But it all looked cosy and nearby there were many restaurants.

Thank Henk P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stepping on these cobblestoned walkways and alleyways, one feels like stepping back in historic Lebanon. From here, the Phoenicians have given to the world the very first Alphabet which we use today. Absolutely breathtaking bars, pubs, restaurants & clubs.. Aromas, tastes, sounds & sceneries that...More

Thank joelV8528XQ
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Not bad, nice souk but more for tourists and forging people. Not any special bit a lot of restaurants with nice food.

1  Thank Oskar M
Reviewed 7 November 2017

lovely place, good music at night, beautiful for a walk, good vibes merges the Phoenician history and Lebanese traditions with the modern night life

Thank Emile N
Reviewed 4 November 2017

While wandering around Byblos, you may find yourself in this area. I was so nice to see restored buildings done in a very graceful manner. All sorts of tourist tat as well as nicer things to buy.

Thank kehk
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This Old souk in Byblos is quite a touristy place with a lot of gift shops and restaurants. Probably things and food here is relatively expensive. But the atmosphere is good and the shopkeepers are not pushy. Good place to window shop, have cocktails and...More

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Maral J
22 December 2014|
Response from sanikoli | Reviewed this property |
Hi the old souk is a part of Byblos village,there are many restaurants there(on this road) which each one might have their own program. So you have just to follow them on newspapers they used to write about their... More