Half-Day Tour toTyre

Half-Day Tour toTyre

Visiting the city of Tyre in South Lebanon on your own is tricky This private tour eliminates the hassles and provides a personal English speaking driver to proffer observations and background. Our AC comfortable vehicle and hotel transfers make everything seamless. Visit the archeological site of Tyre on a half-day tour from Beirut, explore one of Lebanon's most spectacular ruins, listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site; including the Hippodrome, the Necropolis and other Roman ruins.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Tyre, Sur Lebanon

Tyre is an ancient Phoenician port city and It is the home of Elissar, the Phoenician princess who founded Carthage. It was once famous across the world for its purple dye made from murex sea snails. Two main archaeological sites – “Al-Bass” and “Al-Mina” – are testimony to its historical significance. It has a wonderful seaside location and It's a popular holiday destination with excellent and cleanest beaches
The town's foundations date back to approximately 2750 BC, after which it was ruled by the Egyptians and then the famous King Hiram, under whom it prospered. Later colonized variously by the Assyrians, Neo-Babylonians, Greeks, Seleucids, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Crusaders, Mamluks and Ottomans.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Al-Bass Archaeological Site, Byzantine Road, Sur Lebanon

Al Bass Archaeological Site is the largest and the best-preserved example of a Roman Hippodrome. The sector of Tyre El Bass, constituting the principal entrance of the town in antique times, comprises the remains of the necropolis, on either side of a wide monumental causeway dominated by a Roman triumphal arch dating from the 2nd century AD. Among the other vestiges are an aqueduct and the hippodrome of the 2nd century, one of the largest of the Roman world. site contain a Necropolis with several hundred well-preserved sarcophagi, an intact Roman road, an aqueduct and a monumental arch.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tyre Hippodrome, Tyre Lebanon

The Tyre Hippodrome is a UNESCO World Heritage site of the city of Tyre in south Lebanon dating back to the Second century A.D
The place is considered to be one of the largest and best preserved Roman hippodromes of its type in the Roman world.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ruins of Tyre - Necropolis, 7697+WHQ, Tyre, Lebanon

Discovered in 1962, the necropolis consists of hundreds of stone and marble sarcophagi from the Roman and Byzantine eras.
Several of them have Greek inscriptions or the names of those buried there, or their trade such as “wealthy purple dye manufacturer. Others whose sides and covers are decorated with frescoes and bas-reliefs of works from Homer and others.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Ruins of Tyre : The Egyptian Port, 75CW+2P3, Tyre, Lebanon

Tyre used to have two harbors: the Sidonian in the north and the Egyptian harbor in the south. Today, the port of Tyre is a busy fisherman's port and the remains of a 750 meter long mole can still be seen, and it is easy to recognize the remains of some ancient buildings in the water.

Stop At: Old Souk's Heritage square, 75CX+9GF, Tyre, Lebanon

The Old Souk of Tyre has plenty of little shops selling gold, copper, vegetables, fish, meat, clothing and antiques. Delicious sandwiches, foul and hummus are the most popular stops in The Old Souk.

Duration: 15 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"



Horário de Início:
Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
Half-Day Tour toTyre
6/12/2019 - 10/6/2023
Monday - Sunday : 07:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Duração: 5 Hours
Ponto de partida: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up guests from hotels and any places of residences located in Beirut. People who are staying
outside Beirut must meet us at our office.

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluído

  • Hotel Pick up & Drop off
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Local Guide at Tyre

Não Incluído

  • Entrance fees in AL-Bass Archaeological site
  • Entrance fees to Al-Mina Archaeological site
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Tyre
  • Entry/Admission - Al-Bass Archaeological Site
  • Entry/Admission - Tyre Hippodrome
  • Entry/Admission - Ruins of Tyre - Necropolis

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