Phoenician Wall - 5 Things to Know Before Visiting
Things to know
About Phoenician Wall
The ancient Phoenician sea wall was originally a natural structure composed of petrified sand dunes. It was reinforced by the Phoenicians with rocks, and the wall as it stands today took its present shape in the first century BC. The Phoenicians used this wall as protection against sea storms and invaders.
Attractions Near Phoenician Wall
Dibbeen Forest Reserve
224km from Phoenician Wall
Covers an area of 8.5 square kilometres (3.3 sq mi) of rolling hills covered with pine–oak habitat. It houses one of the oldest and naturally grown habitats of Aleppo Pines in Jordan. It also is the home to 17 endangered species such as the Persian Squirrel.
The Martyrs Museum
253.32km from Phoenician Wall
War museum showcasing a rare collection of Jordan's military weapons, clothing and vehicles. It also serves as a memorial to the martyrs who gave their lives in the service of Jordan as early as 1915, starting with the Great Arab Revolution which was led by King Hussein bin Ali.
Location of Phoenician Wall
What Visitors Say About Phoenician Wall
Batroun is an idyllic little village and it looks like the villages in Lebanese movies. There are beautiful old buildings, thee Phoenician wall is visible along the see, little churches are well kept and it is also possible to have local fish in one of the restaurants by the see. Just outside Batroun you will also find rocks that are great spots for sunbathing and jumping into the refreshing sea at a hot day.
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