Tyre, Lebanon

Travel Blogs from Tyre

Tyre Travel Blogs (10)
Jerusalem Why?, Tyre, Lebanon travel blog

Jerusalem Why?

A travel blog entry by camo412


July 3, 1268  I reached Tyre with the sole intent on gaining knowledge of the Phoenician ways and claiming their inventions. It turned out the city was home to the on of the most important cities to the Kingdom of Jerusalem and smelled a lot like ...

A Tour of Lebanon, Tyre, Lebanon travel blog

A Tour of Lebanon

A travel blog entry by welovemondays


... drivers.... Next B was Beiteddine, a 19th Century palace with the most fabulous collection of recovered mosaics, rescued from all over Lebanon and hidden during the civil war. Breaking with tradition, our final tour was of Tyre in the far south, about ...

UN Town, Tyre, Lebanon travel blog

UN Town

A travel blog entry by trent


Tyre, or Sour, in the very south of Lebanon and like all other cities in Lebanon, has a long history dating far back into the BC's.  What I found most interesting is that due to the Lebanese civil war and tensions between Hezbollah and Israel, Tyre's ...

Ruins: Sidon and Tyre, Sidon and Tyre, Lebanon travel blog

Ruins: Sidon and Tyre

A travel blog entry by fatduck

... . Two of the important Crusader cities, Sidon and Tyre figured prominently on my list of places which I wanted to see in Lebanon. Both cities were founded by the Phoenicians long before either you or I was born. The Phoenicians were great traders and ...