Anjar, 58 km from Beirut, is completely different from any other archaeological experience you will have in Lebanon. At other historical sites in the country, different epochs and civilisations are superimposed one on top of each other. Anjar is exclusively one period, the Umayyad.

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52km from Beirut you will find Zahle, the capital of the Beqaa, is known as “Arouss El-Beqaa”, the bride of the Beqaa, and is much appreciated for its healthy climate and good food. It is also the seat of government for the Beqaa.

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Byblos (Jbeil)

Byblos has become synonim with the world’s oldest continually inhabited towns. Old before the great civilizations of the Middle East were even thought of, archeologists believe that the site has been occupied for at least 7000 years.

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Sidon (Saida)

Sidon, on the coast 48 km south of Beirut, is one of the famous names in ancient history. But out of all of Lebanon’s cities, this is the most mysterious, for its past has been tragically scattered and plundered.

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Tripoli (Trablous), 85 Km North of Beirut, has a special character all its own due to its historical wealth, relaxed lifestyle and thriving business climate, this is the city where modern and medieval blend easily into a lively and hospitable metropolis. Known as the capital of the North, Tripoli is Lebanon’s second largest city.

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