Tyre is an ancient Phoenician city and the legendary birthplace of Europa and Elissa (Dido). Today it is the fourth largest city in Lebanon and houses one of the nation’s major ports. The city has a number of ancient sites, including its Roman Hippodrome which was added to UNESCO‘s list of World Heritage Sites in 1979. (wiki)
29JUL13. Tyre, Lebanon.
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Magnificent historic site.
Isn’t it something? Thanks for checking it out!