CEDARS , BECHARREH & KOZHAYA

Cedars  The most venerable representatives of the Cedars of Lebanon, which once covered the country’s mountains, are in the Besharre region in the North of Lebanon. Hundreds of trees stand on slopes 2,000 meters high in the shadow of the 3,088-meter peak of Qornet es- Sawda. From Lebanon’s cedar forests, Solomon got the timber to […]

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BAALBECK, ANJAR & KSARA

Baalbeck Heliopolis: the Roman temples of Baalbek, located in the Bekaa valley 85 kilometers away from Beirut. It makes up the largest and best-preserved corpus of Roman architecture left around. The acropolis occupies the top of an artificial hill built up of different layers of habitation. Its temples, dedicated to Jupiter, Bacchus, and Venus, were […]

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JEITA, BYBLOS & HARISSA

Jeita Nominated for the seven world wonders. Jeita is one of the world’s most beautiful cavern, at 20 km away north of Beirut. The lower caverns are visited by boat over a subterranean lake 623 meters long. A dry upper gallery can be seen on foot. After many years of exploration, Lebanese speleologists have penetrated […]

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JEITA & BYBLOS

Jeita Nominated for the seven world wonders. Jeita is one of the world’s most beautiful cavern, at 20 km away north of Beirut. The lower caverns are visited by boat over a subterranean lake 623 meters long. A dry upper gallery can be seen on foot. After many years of exploration, Lebanese speleologists have penetrated […]

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SIDON, TYR & MAGHDOUCHE

Sidon The third great Phoenician city-state, Sidon’s origins are lost from memory. The name was mentioned in the texts for the first time in the 14th century B.C. in the ‘Tell El Amara Letters’. But it was during the Persian era, between the end of the 6th century B.C. and the mid-4th century B.C. that […]

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