in the ancient structures and museums present in the city. Numerous fishing ports embraced by a splendid coast, extensive bays and age old harbors welcome the tourists when they enter this Lebanese city.
At the heart of Tyre there is an open air museum that consists of archaeological gems representing the 5000 years old history of the city of Tyre. An invaluable historical reserve containing the remnants of a number of civilizations, this museum is sure to fascinate its audience. The road of Tyre in Lebanon that meets the harbor is adorned with columns and provides the tourists with a view of mosaics from the Byzantine age, the remains of an arena from the Roman period, a large complex of a Roman bathhouse and the Crusader cathedral.
In the eastern part of the city of Tyre in Lebanon there is the Hay El-Ramel also called "Quarter of Sand", the causeway that was constructed by Alexander the Great, a large Roman necropolis and an impressive arch looming over a Roman road. While touring Tyre a visitor will come across the largest Roman hippodrome. The overwhelming character of the hippodrome contains the power to leave everyone who takes a look at it awestruck. It transports the tourists to the era marked by nerve-wrecking chariot races and the crowds cheering from the gigantic stone stands.
The city of Tyre is a delicious blend of a historical grandeur and a natural beauty that enriches the mind and the soul of every tourist who visits this enchanting Lebanon city.