Baniyas Tourism

Baniyas (Arabic: بانياس‎‎ Bāniyās) is a city in Tartous Governorate, northwestern Syria, located 55 km south of Latakia (ancient Laodicea) and 35 km north of Tartous (ancient Tortosa) It is famous for its citrus fruit orchards and its export of wood. North of the city is an oil refinery, one of the largest in Syria, and a power station. On a nearby hill stands the Crusader castle of Margat (Qalaat el-Marqab), a huge Knights Hospitaller fortress built with black basalt stone.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Baniyas, Syria. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

  • Know the pollution level of Baniyas before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Baniyas for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Baniyas.

    • Burglary and Theft 5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 80 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 10 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 85 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 10 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 15 (Very Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Baniyas is 67.43 (Low)

    • Safety Index 84.26 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 95.54 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 94.83 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.4 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 24.78 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 80.56 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 64.98 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 10.27 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Baniyas

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 21.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 16.57 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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