Art, History & Culture
Anjar has long been known as a place of refuge for Armenians whose ancestors fought heroically against the Turks in a 40-day battle on the mountain of Musa Dagh in 1915. Today, the town is steeped in history and has become an unexpected art hub.
We celebrate a rich culture, language, church and a tragic page in history that come together to reaffirm the survival of the Armenian people.
Used by numerous religions to mark the repetitions of prayers, chants or devotions, misbaha (prayer beads) are an important part of Lebanese heritage.
Looking at images of Lebanon from the early 20th century reminds us how drastically the landscape has changed over a relatively short period of time.
In Lebanon, backgammon is much more than just a game to pass the time; it’s a cornerstone of Lebanese identity.
For the happier times in life, to be celebrated with family and friends, Lebanon revels with the traditional zalghouta, a unique way to express and share the joy!
With the support of the Ministry of Tourism, we explore Lebanon’s rich culture and history by visiting some of the most magnificent museums in the country.
It’s time to grab your camera! Take a trip down memory lane to discover Lebanon’s once glorious train network with travel expert Pia Abboud.
Ramzi Salman, founder of Bkerzay, shares his vision for the future of artisan work in Lebanon.
If you’re a culture enthusiast, Beirut will not disappoint you. We uncover some of the city’s brightest jewels.