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"The Markib Castle" Baniyas Things to Do Tip by Robin020

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  Marqib castle
by Robin020

Historical castle overlooking the island of Cyprus and the most beautiful landscapes and orchards.
Worth to mention is the ONLY place in Syria from where you can see the Island of Cyprus
The highest tower is about 21M
Important info : The Castle opens its doors
summer: from 9 am to 6 pm
winter: from 9 am to 16 o'clock every day except Tuesday.

Entrance fee is 150 Syrian pounds around 2 UK pounds

Address: Hight way
Directions: coming from Damascus go the bus station in Harasta Baniyas which is located directly on the international coastal road and away from the capital, Damascus, about 4 hours and about half
Also you can take a taxi from Baniyas it will take about 10 min.

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  • Written Oct 13, 2011
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