Finding a Chalet for Rent in Jbeil
If you’re looking for a chalet for rent in Lebanon, specifically a chalet for rent in Jbeil, then this city has a lot to offer you. “Byblos” in Phoenician or “Jbeil” the Lebanese way, this Mediterranean city in Mount Lebanon Governorate was the first city to be built in old Phoenicia by Cronis. It’s about 42 km north of Beirut and has always been one of the main touristic attraction sights in Lebanon for its various historical, cultural and entertaining aspects. Finding a chalet for rent in Jbeil will keep you close to Jbeil’s most famous tourist attractions like the Ancient Phoenician monuments, the Byblos Castle, the Sultan Abdul Majid mosque, the Byblos Wax Museum, the Byblos Fossil Museum, the famous Byblos Old Souk, and the Byblos International Festival.
Byblos Castle was built in the 12th century near the port in the archaeological site. The old medieval part of Jbeil is bounded by walls running about 200m from north to south and about 270m from east to west. The Sultan Abdul Majid mosque near the castle was built in mid 1600s by the Mamluks (Al-Mamaleek) and was renovated by Sultan Abdul Majid. As for the Byblos Wax Museum, it has wax statues of different characters who were from Phoenician times to our current days. The Byblos Fossil Museum on the other hand has a wide collection of fossilized sharks, fish and flying fish, eel, and other marine life animals, some of which are thousands of years old. In the south eastern part of Jbeil, specifically near the archaeological site entrance is an old souk where tourists usually shop for Lebanese souvenirs and antiques, or simply stroll along the old cobblestone streets and enjoy the ancient architecture of the city. Finally, the Byblos International Festival is a huge annual summer music festival that takes place in the historic part of Jbeil.