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.
Although these buildings and monuments serve as stark visual markers of a dark chapter in Lebanon’s history, they also illustrate the resilience of our incredible country.
Storyteller Salim Azzam connects the people and memories of his village to the outside world through design.
Used by numerous religions to mark the repetitions of prayers, chants or devotions, misbaha (prayer beads) are an important part of Lebanese heritage.
Holidays in Lebanon often have a dessert associated with them. Zeinab Jeambey from the Food Heritage Foundation explores the tradition of kaak.
There’s something rather magical about Lebanon’s community of kahwajes, a tradition that has survived centuries.
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.
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