Beiruting - Visit Lebanon - Places To Go - Detail
Saida


Historic Sites Sidon Saida Tourism Visit Lebanon Historic Sites Sidon Saida Tourism Visit Lebanon Historic Sites Sidon Saida Tourism Visit Lebanon Historic Sites Sidon Saida Tourism Visit Lebanon Historic Sites Sidon Saida Tourism Visit Lebanon Historic Sites Sidon Saida Tourism Visit Lebanon
Historic Sites Sidon Saida Tourism Visit Lebanon
Historic Sites Sidon Saida Tourism Visit Lebanon
Historic Sites Sidon Saida Tourism Visit Lebanon
Historic Sites Sidon Saida Tourism Visit Lebanon
Historic Sites Sidon Saida Tourism Visit Lebanon
Historic Sites Sidon Saida Tourism Visit Lebanon
Saida (Zidon, Sidon) it means ‘fishery’ and is the third-largest city in Lebanon. Located 48 km south of Beirut, Saida was one of the most famous cities of the ancient world but today it is one of the least well known, because its archaeological relics have either been stolen and scattered or covered over by modern construction.
Archaeological evidence indicates that Saida was abandoned during the Middle Bronze Age and only repopulated during the Late Bronze Age. Much the same has been found at other Phoenician costal sites, like Tyre, but the reason for this is unknown. Saida fell under the influence of Egyptian rulers starting in 1450 BCE, then under Assyrian domination around 900 BCE.
Did you know that...
-Sidon was the name given to the city by the Phoenicians;in Arabic,"Saida"means fishing.
-Saida's famous sea castle was built by the Crusaders in the earlier 13th century.
-There are 4 mosques and 3 churches in the city.
-Saida's specialty is a delicious crumbly cookie called "Senioura".
Dont Miss...
-Saida's sea castle
-The Resthouse Saida,a restaurant nestled in a medieval castle
-The traditional souk and Khan El Franj
-The Audi Soap Factory

Saida,Lebanon


GOING OUT?
Hilton
Enjoy views of Beirut city from Hilton
Enjoy stunning views of Beirut city and the majestic Mount Lebanon from Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand hotel. Ideally locat... read more
CHARLES DE GAULLE STREET HORSH TABE, BEIRUT,L
+9611500666
view map
Kempinski Summerland Hotel
Luxury 5 Star Resort
Welcome to Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort Beirut, where luxury unfolds in the heart of a historic city.  A mesm... read more
Jnah
+9611858000
view map
Phoenicia Hotel Beirut
Everybody's elite destination
Lebanon - a colorful Mediterranean country with a magnificent climate, full of unexpected contrasts. It is rich in histo... read more
Minet El HosnBeirut, Lebanon 11846
+9611369100
view map
Le Gray Beirut
Simply Seductive…
  With the opening of Le Gray, Beirut finally has the hotel it deserves – a contemporary luxury hotel as stylish as the... read more
Martyrs’ Square, Beirut Central District
+9611971111
view map
The Smallville Hotel
Come in as a guest,leave as a hero
Conveniently located in the charming neighborhood of Badaro, The Smallville Hotel delivers a heroic experience like no o... read more
Damascus Street, Museum District,Badaro, Beir
+9611619999
view map