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The impressive ruins of a great Phoenician city.
Sur, Lebanon
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Tyre hippodrome dates to the 2nd century. It is 90 meters wide, 480 meters long, had a capacity of about 40,000 people, and was built for chariot races. In the center was a large granite obelisk. On both sides were meeting places for the supporters...More

1  Thank Azrica
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We went to Tyre.the beach is great,the fortress is near the water .there is another one but we didn’t go.we set in a restaurant and just beside us was the beach.very clean as place.nice place to rest.the beach is free

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Greek, Roman and Byzantine remains mingle in 2 archaeological sites here at Tyre. The first set of ruins was originally on an island, before Alexander The Great built a causeway to it (which has subsequently silted up). The other site is 30-min walk away and...More

1  Thank FiShep
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

On a tour organized by the Greek Community of Beirut we were able to visit both Tyre sites with an excellent guide. I highly recommend the visits. As it is very hot either early morning or late afternoon. On the way back you should also...More

1  Thank Natalia T
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This place is excellent; you can walk around and educate your kids about it. Yes, sometimes it is hard to inform them, but it is a unique way to communicate with them. If you look around, you can see a different type of civilization. Highly...More

1  Thank latinooo
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This ancient city is one of the most exciting & that could provide with many site seeing locations that you won’t feel bored and the have many fine restaurants specialized in sea food.

Thank AskTheRazz
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful old town. Very nice atmosphere. It was a shame services at the beach had finished for this season.

Thank ByQuinn
Reviewed 16 November 2017

It was worth the trip down to Tyre to see both sets of ruins. It was really interesting to see all the sarcophagi and the arch is beautiful. The hippodrome was not very well preserved but you could still climb up and sit on the...More

Thank katieko
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Loved the area, history and the site. You should definitely visit this place. Near the beach and lots of shops. I Recommend it

Thank Lara B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Their you can find the best beach across Lebanon, add to that the Ancient Roman Fort and Playground, but unfortunately not been taken care of as it should be.

Thank Fouad H
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Bernard D
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Response from greatBeirut | Reviewed this property |
There is a site called guidentity. They provide tour guides in Lebanon. They are on facebook and they have a site.
1 October 2016|
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Response from Michel H | Reviewed this property |
hello, you should try rest house hotel and resort, calm and clean place.
18 August 2016|
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Response from AmineFatme | Reviewed this property |
Hello :) I wish that you can get from Haifa to Tyre, but it seems you don't know that the borders are closed between Lebanon and Occupied Palestine! Even by plane you cannot come to Lebanon, if you have a visa stamped on... More