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Baalbeck, Lebanon's greatest Roman treasure, can be counted among the wonders of the ancient world. The largest and most noble Roman temples ever built, they are also among the best preserved.

 

 

Aanjar, 58 Kilometers from Beirut. At other historical sites in the country, different epochs and civilizations are superimposed one on top of the other; Aanjar is exclusively represents the period of the Umayyad.

 

Tyre, the city of origin of Alyssar the founder of Carthage and Europe the Mother of the continent. Roman and Arab ruines are around the city and its shore.

 

Beiteddine palace complex, Lebanon's best example of early 19th century Lebanese architecture, was built over a thirty year period by emir Bechir El Chehab II, who ruled Mount-Lebanon for more than half a century.

 

Sidon,(Saidoon is the Phoenician name, Saida in Arabic) on the coast 48 Kilometers south of Beirut, is one of the famous names in ancient history. But of all of Lebanon's cities this is the most mysterious, for its past has been tragically scattered and plundered.

 

 

Byblos, where the Alphabet was created for the first time. One of the most ancient cities in the world has many ruins from a variety of civilizations: Romans, Crusades, Arabs...





 

 

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