Lebanon Travel Guide

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Lebanon Tourist Attraction - Baalbeck

In the Beqaa valley, undulating in the magnificent landscape opens up the ancient city of Baalbeck. This site is categorised in UNESCO's world cultural heritage sites, and has a high degree of preservation.

Originally Canaanite the Assyrian, “Heliopolis” with the Greeks, the Roman and Byzantine, the city of Baalbeck was influenced successively by the greatest civilizations, which left many relics that rival each other with their splendour. The three main monuments of this city are Jupiter’s temple with its six impressive columns remaining • Venus’ temple • Bacchus’ temple, best preserved, shows the extent of construction during this epoch.

However, Baalbeck cannot be reduced to this site only. It is recommended to visit the Umayyad mosque, which was recently restored.


Travel Quotes:

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears. Cesare Pavese

When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself. Liberty Hyde Bailey


Lebanon Travel Informations and Lebanon Travel Guide
Lebanon History: Ancient History - Medieval Times - French Mandate & Independence
1948 Arab-Israeli War
- Civil War and Beyond - Cedar Revolution - 2006 Israel-Lebanon Conflict
Nahr al-Bared Conflict - 2008 Internal Strife

Lebanon Etymology - Lebanon Geography & Climate - Lebanon Governorates and Districts - Lebanon Economy
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Foreign Relations - Lebanese Military - Lebanon Education: Schools - Higher Education - Lebanon Demographics
Lebanon Culture: Overview - Lebanon National flag - Lebanon Sports - Arts & Literature - Lebanon Music
Lebanon Festivals - Lebanon Movies

Lebanon Tourism
Lebanon Tourist Attractions: Anjar - Baalbeck - Beirut - Beiteddine - Byblos(Jbeil) - Deir El Qamar
Qadisha Valley (Holy Valley) - Sidon (Saida) - The Cedars, Arz Al Rab - Tripoli - Tyre (Sour) - Zahle


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