The harbour - ElMina - three kilometers away, hosted what was apparently at one time a Phoenician town of which nothing now remains. ElMina is also known as the "City of Waves and Horizons".
A comprehensive repository of Tripolitan families and expatriates.
Tripoli has long been known for its sweets industry, olive oil-based soap production, and copper crafts.
- Index Tripolis
A project to provide bibliographic information about Tripoli, Lebanon.
A wander around inside Tripoli, Lebanon: A diary of humouristic series of walkabouts "kazdouras".
Useful links and telephone numbers in Tripoli, Lebanon.
Terrain, street, satellite, touristic, urban growth, sailing, and historical maps and aerial imagery of Tripoli, Lebanon.
Daily and weekly news from Tripoli, Lebanon.
- North Lebanon
A guide for towns and villages neighbouring Tripoli, Lebanon.
- Palm Islands
The Palm Islands Park is a unique and integrated natural marine basin in the eastern Mediterranean that was declared as a reserve in 1994.
- Panoramic Views
Interactive panoramic views of Tripoli, Lebanon.
The 'Tripoli e-Discussion Society' is an independently self-controlled body that aims at gathering Tripolitans residing all over the world to discuss issues pertaining to Tripoli, Lebanon.
- Today's Tripoli
Various present aspects of Tripoli, Lebanon
- Tripoli Radio
An Internet Radio that features original on-demand programs about various aspects of Tripoli, Lebanon.
- Tripoli TV
An Internet TV that brings you original on-demand films about various aspects of Tripoli, Lebanon.
A quick reference about Tripoli in the Prehistorical, Persian, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Crusade, Mameluke, and Ottoman periods.
The wealth of historical monuments make Tripoli the second largest preserved Mameluke city in the world.
- The Tripoli Quiz
An educational game to test your knowledge about Tripoli, Lebanon.
- Tourist Guide
A comprehensive tourist guide for sightseeing in Tripoli, Lebanon.
- Virtual Museum
A documented history of Tripoli from the 3rd to the 20th centuries with large collections of coins, garments, manuscripts, paintings, old photographs, and many other artifacts.
Bienvenue à Tripoli, Liban
أهلاً بكم في طرابلس لبنان
- Ramadhan / رمضان
The Holy Month of Ramadhan in Tripoli / شهر رمضان المبارك في طرابلس
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A 2 storey horse-powered chariot passing by Tell square in Tripoli: Photograph from the Archive of Sultan AbdulHameed II (1910)
The Tell Square and the Old Saray on the Day of the French occupation (1920).
Protests against the French occupation in the Tell district. On the right side of the photo is the former al-Ilmiyyah School, that was used later on as a police station. This
building was demolished and instead, the Dar al-Tarbiyah wal-Ta'lim al-Islamiyah School was built (1920s).
Protests against the French occupation in the Tell district (1920s).
A rare aerial photo of the Tell Clocktower and the Menshiyeh Park (1936). From the archives of the French Institute of archeology (Beirut, Lebanon).
Prime Minister Riadh AlSolh in a visit to Tripoli at the first half of the 20th Century.
The Tell Clocktower and the Saray Building (on the left side). The building was demolished sometime later because of ignorance (1950s).
The Tell Square. Note the chicken at the middle of the street, careless about the traffic! (1950s).
Right: The Tell Cloktower. Background: Nawfal Palace. Front: Tell Pool (1950s).
The Tell Cloktower and the Menshiyeh Park (1950s).
The Tell District. Note the traffic police at the left side of the picture. At the center is the municipality building (1950s).
Another view of the above perspective (1950s).
A rare aerial view of the Tell District and old Tripoli (behind). In this photo several important monuments and locations can be clearly observed: The Nawfal Palace (Bottom right), The Menshiyeh Park (Center), The Tell Clocktower (Center right), The Old Seray Building (Center far right), the municipal square (center left), the old municipal palace (center far left), The Tripoli Citadel (up), the Cedars mountains (further up in the background; 1950s).
The Tell Clocktower (1950s).
From center to left: The Tell Clocktower, The Menshiyeh Park, and Nawfal Palace (1960s).
The Tell District. On the right side of the photo is the Nawfal Palace. Photo taken from the Tell Clocktower (1960s).
The Tell Clocktower as seen from the Masaref (Banks) Street (1960s).
The Tell District. The street extending to Saray el-Ateekah (The Old Seray; 1960s).
The Tell Square (1970s).
From right to left: The Tell Clocktower, The Menshiyeh Park, and the Darak (Police) Building (1970s).