"maykal's new Lebanon Page" Tripoli by maykal
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Away from <a href="http://www.virtualtourist.com/m/.133814/1583/?s=x">Beirut</a>, I only visited Tarablus/Tripoli, which was a bit of a shame. I would have loved to have spent more time exploring the coast, and maybe make a detour into the mountains, but time, money and snow put paid to that idea! But Tripoli (known is Arabic as Tarablus) is a beautiful old city with lots to see...for me, this was more "authentically Lebanese" than Beirut.
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- Pros:Well preserved old city with a nice seaside suburb
- Cons:sights are spread out and the city has a confusing layout
- In a nutshell:A great city to escape to if Beirut becomes too much!
Tarablus (Tripoli) is a very confusing city, as the old part of town doesn't seem to follow any rules of town planning... more travel advice
Buses, taxis and minibuses serve Tarablus from Beirut, although it is hard to find the right station in Beirut. They all... more travel advice
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