Batroun

Batroun

Batroun is a coastal city in northern Lebanon and one of the oldest cities in the world. The Phoenicians founded Batroun on the southern side of the promontory called in Antiquity, Theoprosopon.

Site Information

Country: Lebanon

District: North Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Phoenician

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Mixed Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Historic Center of Batroun

Date of Submission: 1996

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