Tripoli
Opening Times
8 am - 6 pm
Address
North Lebanon
Contact Information
06 431009
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Fees: 7500 LL
Region
North
Tripoli is known as the capital of the North and it is Lebanon's second largest city with a population of more than 500,000. It has many landmarks. Around forty historical sites which date back to the 14th century: Qalaat St. Gilles; 12 mosques that date back to the Mamluk and Ottoman eras; 12 theological schools; khans or caravanserai; baths (Hammams). Its "souks" and khans are crowded with people of various trades. You see the tailors, jewellers, perfumers, tanners and soap-makers working in a charming lively atmosphere.
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Lebanese time is G.M.T. +2 hours in winter (October to March) and +3 hours in summer (April to September)
While Arabic is Lebanon's official language, English and French are widely spoken.
All foreigners must have a valid passport and visa to enter Lebanon.
The official Lebanese currency is the Lebanese pound or lira (LL).
All personal belongings are exempt from ordinary customs duties.
Lebanon is a developed country with relatively good health facilities.
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