Historic Sites Sur Tyre Tourism Visit Lebanon Historic Sites Sur Tyre Tourism Visit Lebanon
Historic Sites Sur Tyre Tourism Visit Lebanon
Historic Sites Sur Tyre Tourism Visit Lebanon
Tyre (Hebrew Zor, Latin Tyrus) is an ancient Phoenician city in southern Lebanon, jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea. It is located about 20 miles south of Saida. The modern city's name is Sur.
Tyre has a long and illustrious history. In ancient times it was the most important city of the Phoenicians.
In the first century AD, Tyre was the home of a Christian community visited by St. Paul, and it became a major stronghold of the Crusaders in the 12th century. Today, Tyre (Sur) is the fourth largest city in Lebanon and is a popular stop for tourists due to its ancient ruins. It was added to UNESCO's World Heritage list in 1984.
Did you know that...
-Tyre was declared a "World Heritage Site"by the UNESCO in 1979.
-There is a Natural Reserve located south of Tyre and characterized by its ecological,marine and coastal ecosystem.
-A great grotto,similar to Jeita's,was discovered in Tyre recently.
Don't Miss...
-Al Bass Site:consists of an extensive necropolis,a three bay monumental arch,and one of the largest hippodromes ever found.
-City side:located on what was originally the Phoenician island city is a vast district of civic buildings,colonnades,public baths,mosaics,streets,and rectangular arena.
-Visit neighboring areas like Cana of Galilee,Marjeoun and Hasbaya amongst others.


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