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Byblos is an ancient city in Lebanon which has existed since the time of the Phoenicians. Byblos is the Greek name for Gebal. The city was mentioned during the Crusades as Gibelet. The site has seen human settlement since the Neolithic period.

Byblos was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site during the X session of the World Heritage Committee

Photos of Byblos

Statue of Hercules, Temple of Byblos, Lebanon
Statue of Hercules, Temple of Byblos, Lebanon
Author: Urban (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.5 Generic)

Obelisk Temple, Byblos
Obelisk Temple, Byblos
Author: Heretiq (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.5 Generic)

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

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Type of Site: Cultural / Natural / Mixed
Inscription Criteria: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X

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