Tripoli

  • Tripoli, Lebanon's second capital (600,000 inhabitants), has a very interesting ancient centre. If you love the ambiance in the souks, stroll around and take a close look at the architecture of the ?khan" (caravans used both as warehouses and inns) and medersas (Koranic schools). Visit the Big Mosque, Saint-Gilles Castle, Taynal Mosque and the Tower of Lions, a Mameluke Fortress....
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  • It was used both as warehouses and lodgings.
    Henryk Sadura / 123RF
Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Lebanon

Tripoli, Lebanon's second capital (600,000 inhabitants), has a very interesting ancient centre. If you love the ambiance in the souks, stroll around and take a close look at the architecture of the ?khan" (caravans used both as warehouses and inns) and medersas (Koranic schools). Visit the Big Mosque, Saint-Gilles Castle, Taynal Mosque and the Tower of Lions, a Mameluke Fortress.

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