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.
The city of Anjar is famous for its strong Armenian ties and its stunning Umayyad ruins that are unique in Lebanon. Set among magnificent mountains, it is a perfect example of an exciting retreat boasting a rich history.
With such an eclectic mix of destinations in Lebanon, there’s no excuse for not getting out and enjoying them. Here’s what’s happening to get your pulses racing this weekend.
Nestled in the northeast of Lebanon, Hermel is brimming with fascinating sites making it an exciting destination for adventure seekers.
The weather is looking particularly bright this weekend, so take advantage of the outdoors with our selection of hikes around the country.
Located in the Bekaa Valley, Zahle is Lebanon’s third largest city and a hub in the region. The city is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and is renowned for producing a large share of Lebanon’s wine, arak and poetry.
If unwinding in nature sounds like your thing, take a look at these events taking place around the country over the weekend.
Lebanon has some incredible religious sites where spirituality and architecture converge. We explore five mosques around the country that will leave you in awe.
Offering locals and tourists the opportunity to enjoy warm hospitality in more authentic surroundings, we wander around Al Haush in the beautiful Bekaa.
An important destination for pilgrims, Lebanon is home to hundreds of churches. We go on an aerial adventure around the country with photographer Rami Rizk to view just a small selection.