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Old Souk

Byblos, Lebanon
+961 3 742 099
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A must visit old city and souks in Lebanon

Just free yourself and have a walk in this lovely historical souk and city. plenty of small shops... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Omar O
,
Beirut, Lebanon
Quaint

This shopping area is quaint but don't expect much more than touristy stuff for sale. It was nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phillip D
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Turkey
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“souvenir shops” (14 reviews)
“an ice cream” (6 reviews)
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Byblos, Lebanon
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+961 3 742 099
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"narrow streets"
in 7 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 14 reviews
"an ice cream"
in 6 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 5 reviews
"turkey"
in 4 reviews
"nice walk"
in 9 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"night life"
in 4 reviews
"very nice place"
in 5 reviews
"walk around"
in 4 reviews
"visit lebanon"
in 5 reviews
"fish"
in 9 reviews
"crusader castle"
in 6 reviews
"souk"
in 156 reviews
"stroll"
in 17 reviews
"bargain"
in 12 reviews
"wares"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Just free yourself and have a walk in this lovely historical souk and city. plenty of small shops to buy souvenirs, hand made items, artisans, ... in addition to a variety of restaurants. also having a boat trip will be a great idea to explore...More

Thank Omar O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This shopping area is quaint but don't expect much more than touristy stuff for sale. It was nice for a stroll though.

Thank Phillip D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although having been around for a long time, the old souks seem to be newly restored. I was a bit disappointed that the souks are not reflective of the traditional arab souks I was expecting. It was basically filled with overpriced touristic souvenirs and items.

Thank SeanMcQueen
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I liked atmosphere very much. In this market anyone can find something for themselves, or a nice little gift for family and friends. Do not accept the first offered price, negitiate and have fun.

Thank Marin T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a short walk up and down the old souk. Shops with lots of souvenirs, Don't forget to haggle for a better price In the side roads there are lots of bars (some open already in the afternoon) and restaurants

Thank aks132016
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you would like to buy souvenirs, eat at a restaurant or have a coffee or even chill out this place brings it all to you. The souk is there since the ottomans and has a great feel to it. Highly recommend

Thank ContessaLM
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

A fun place to shop for tourist souvenirs. Be aware ....you need to haggle for a fair price. That’s part of the fun shopping.

Thank Ann S
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

It’s always a joy to visit the cradle of east Mediterranean civilization. I have visited Jbail many times before and every time I visit, I get a renewed sense of history, tranquility and peace. Do you know there is a tour bus that will drive...More

Thank lightreflections
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Old Souk on a very rainy day, and not that easy to get the right feeling of the old history. We ended up on a small bar with TV, Europort and ski jumping from the Olympics in South Korea. The Norwegians got...More

Thank herrol
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

I enjoyed walking through the streets and soaking up the atmosphere. I didn't have much time unfortunately but I would have liked to sat and had a coffee or a beer here.

Thank Sandyman1
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Maral J
December 22, 2014|
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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
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