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Posted by on Feb 8, 2012 in Travel Routes

Travel Route: Lebanon

Travel Route: Lebanon

Lebanon is a haven for ruin lovers. When people think of top ruins, Lebanon is not often included on the list – but it SHOULD be! Also – Lebanese food is incredible. 

This is a simple Route through Lebanon. It visits all the major cities and you can do day trips to all major sights.

I’ve listed 3 sights/activities by City in the form of photos. I am a highly visual person, who loves colour, and is easily enticed by it. Perhaps you will be to.:

Tripoli

      
            El Ma’rad                         Al Madrassa al Qartawiyat             The Great Mosque

 

Bcharre

      
     Bcharre Cedars view                   Qadisha Grotto                            Khalil Gebran

 

Baalbek

      
    Temple of Venus                         Baalbek Ruins                   Lion Decoration, Heliopolis

 

Aanjar

      
           Aanjar Ruins                        Vineyards in Aanjar                     Ummayad Ruins

 

Beirut

      
    Place de L’etoile                Church & Mosque Neighbours                  Nightlife

 

Jeita Grotto

      
   Boating into the Grotto                  Statue outside                       Walkway within Grotto

 

Byblos

      
      Obelisk Temple                       Church of St.Johns                      Crusader Castle

 

Saida

      
      The Sea Castle                            Al hariri Mosque                          Khan al Franj

 

Tyre

      
       Arc de Triumpe                        Al-Mina Ruins                           Al-Bass Hippodrome
 
 
After all of these enticing photos and an easy itinerary created – Who wants to get on moving to Lebanon for amazing Ruins, culture, and food?