While certainly not new – Hammam al-Jadid was built around 1740 – it was in use until the 1970s and is the city's best-preserved and...
You have to glance up to see this small and unusual 14th-century mosque, which is on the 2nd floor of a building. Located just opposite...
Madrassas of Al-Machhad and Al-Shamsiyat
From the top of the citadel, walk down the set of steps directly in front of you. When you reach the street to the street, turn left...
A cavernous old cafe with an echoing, vaulted interior filled with local men, young and old, smoking nargileh and playing backgammon....
Rafaat Hallab & Sons
Founded in 1881, this is a popular central branch of what is probably the best Halab patisserie in Lebanon and certainly the best place...
Taynal Mosque information
Standing on its own to the south of the souqs on the outskirts of the Old City but well worth the walk is this restored mosque. Dating from 1336, it represents probably the most outstanding example of Islamic religious architecture in Tripoli.