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This souk dates back to the 14th Century, and is Tripoli's only covered souk. The high vaulted roof is beautiful - and they think dates back to Roman or Crusader structures. It's wonderful to simply amble around and take in the various activities, trades and...More
Lot of shops, small, narrow old streets, where you can find almost everything. But be careful, it is easy to lost the way. Worth to find soap court, with magnificent, hand-made soaps in different colours and shapes, soaps looks-like fruits, toys, jewellery, smell exellent. Buy...More
Our taxi driver for the day took us to the old souk and guided us through the narrow streets. This is a place where you can get almost everything you need, and also lots of things no one need at all. Crowded with all types...More
This market place was full of people of all walks of life.
It was nice to walk through and browse through all that was being sold, the old down side is the constant haggling you get from the shop owners while walking through the streets.
What an experience it is to visit a traditional souk like this. Locals all over the place going around their shopping, from clothing to spices to gold. And gold is relatively less expensive than in other markets in the Middle East. It is not very...More
This bustling souk which sells all sort of stuff is frequented more by locals than tourists. So if you are interested in visiting a traditional old souk for an authentic experience this Souk is well worth a visit .
f you do not speak the...More
Energetic, colourful and a wonderful place to catch the action- this souk is a nice place to hang out and mingle with the friendly locals. Free to walk around of course and no need to feel intimidated.
Visiting the souks in Lebanon is great as you really get a taste of the local culture and the area. By far the souks in Tripoli have been the most different. They are manic to say the least and are not directed at tourists. They...More
The ancient city is chaotic, dirty, busy, rough and can be smelly. If this is not your cup of tea then I suggest that you would hate the place. If you are brave enough to get past the staring and you are not one to...More