On the sparkling coast of the Mediterranean, Tripoli was a cornerstone for civilisations. Phoenicians, Romans and Byzantines are only the beginning of the city’s rich cultural history, and famous for its crusader fortress, the Citadel of Raymond de Saint-Gilles.
It is known as the capital of the North and Lebanon's second largest city. Thanks to its historical wealth, relaxed lifestyle and thriving business climate, modern and medieval blend effortlessly into a lively and hospitable metropolis.
With over forty- five historical sites in the city dating back to the 14th century, the souk and khans are crowded with people of various trades. You’ll see tailors, jewellers, perfumers, tanners and soap-makers working in a charming, lively atmosphere, changed very little over the last 500 years.