Phoenician Ruins

If you’re looking to explore Phoenician ruins and want to find the best places to view Phoenician history then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

There’s a great selection of Phoenician ruins and you can plan some fantastic things to see on your trips. Once you’ve explored the list of Phoenician remains and selected those you wish to visit you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook. This indispensible holiday guide will help you make the most of your time exploring these sites.

Our database of historic places is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other  Phoenician ruins, sites or remains, you can always add them to Trip Historic now by visiting our upload page.

The Phoenicians: Site Index

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Baalbek

Founded by the Phoenicians and dedicated to the worship of the deity of the sun, Baal, Baalbek is home to the largest ever Roman temple and a range of other magnificent ancient structures.

Byblos

Once a a Phoenician trading hub called Gublu, Byblos is one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities, as attested by the incredibly diverse ages of its ruins.

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Carthage

Among the most famous of all Phoenician ruins, Carthage was the most powerful city of the ancient world. Today, the ruins of ancient Carthage can be found on the outskirts of modern day Tunis.

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Leptis Magna

An important Phoenician city, Leptis Magna was later conquered by the Romans and is now an impressive archaeological site near Tripoli.

Nora Archaeological Site

The Nora Archaeological Site in Sardinia houses ancient Roman and Phoenician ruins.

Tharros

Tharros, in Sardinia, was founded by the Phoenicians and contains mostly Roman ruins.