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Tyre Destination Guide

Explore Tyre in Lebanon.

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Tyre in the region of Liban-Sud with it's 135,204 inhabitants is located in Lebanon - some 46 mi (or 74 km) South of Beirut, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Tyre in Lebanon

Time in Tyre is now 10:23 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Beirut" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Amman, Qana, Maachouq or Borj Al Chmali. Since you are here already, consider visiting Tyre, Chabriha, Ras el Ain, Mazra'at 'Ayn az Zarqa, Borj ech Chemali and El Bass. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

10°C / 51 °F Clear sky
Morning Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Evening Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1035.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Clear sky

Monday, 23rd of January 2017
Clear sky, gentle breeze.
Clear sky Day: 15°C (59 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of January 2017
Few clouds, moderate breeze.
Few clouds Day: 16°C (60 °F)
Night: 18°C (64 °F)
Wednesday, 25th of January 2017
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)

Videos

Tyre Lebanon

08:11 min ( April 13, 2009 by satfta2006)
Views: 10,182 - Rating: 5/5

Always remember. There's no place like home

Tyre Beach Lebanon 17-7-2011 part 2

00:45 min ( December 31, 2011 by HUSSEIN KEFEL)
Views: 115 - Rating: 0/5

Yesterday, the beach was hugely over crowded and regret that I did not carry my camera with me, but I brought it today. Thanks for watching www.TheLivePicture.com


Ali Hasan Safieddine - LES Tyre Graduati...

03:47 min ( June 02, 2009 by Abbas Safieddine)
Views: 277 - Rating: 0/5

Lebanese Evangelical School of Tyre Graduation Ceremony 2009 Best Academic and Athletic Student of the Year 2009

A Tour of Lebanon Welovemondays's photos...

00:53 min ( February 10, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW2)
Views: 139 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Welovemondays's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these...


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Interesting facts about this location

Siege of Tyre

It is said that Alexander was so enraged at the Tyrians' defense and the loss of his men that he destroyed half the city. According to Arrian, 8,000 Tyrian civilians were massacred after the city fell. Alexander granted pardon to the king and his family, whilst the 30,000 residents and foreigners taken were sold into slavery.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.27, 35.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:332 BC, Battles of Alexander the Great, Sieges involving the Achaemenid Empire, Tyre, Lebanon

Litani River

The Litani River is an important water resource in southern Lebanon. The river rises in the fertile Beqaa Valley valley, west of Baalbek, and empties into the Mediterranean Sea north of Tyre. Exceeding 140 km in length, the Litani River is the longest river in Lebanon and provides an average annual flow estimated at 920 million cubic meters. The waters of the Litani both originate and flow entirely within the borders of Lebanon.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.27, 35.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Lebanon

Qana airstrike

The 2006 Qana Airstrike (also referred to as the 2006 Qana Massacre or Second Qana massacre) was an air strike carried out by the Israel Air Force (IAF) on a three-storey building in the small community of al-Khuraybah near the South Lebanese village of Qana on July 30, 2006, during the 2006 Lebanon War in which 28 civilians were killed, of which 16 were children.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.27, 35.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:2006 Lebanon War, Aerial operations and battles involving Israel, Airstrikes

Qana

Qana also spelled Cana is a village in southern Lebanon located 10 kilometres southeast of the city of Tyre and 12 kilometres north of the border with Israel. The 10,000 residents of Qana are primarily Shiite Muslim although there is also a Christian community in the village.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.27, 35.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Israeli–Lebanese conflict, Populated places in Lebanon

1996 shelling of Qana

The 1996 shelling of Qana or the First Qana massacre, took place on April 18, 1996 near Qana, a village in Southern Lebanon, when artillery shells fired by the Israeli Defence Force hit a United Nations compound. Of 800 Lebanese civilians who had taken refuge in the compound, 106 were killed and around 116 injured. Four Fijian United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon soldiers were also seriously injured.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.27, 35.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Mass murder in 1996, South Lebanon conflict (1982–2000), United Nations operations in the Middle East

Quote of the moment

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

Freya Stark