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Country Lebanon

World Heritage Site 1984
Baalbek

This Phoenician city, where a triad of deities was worshipped, was known as Heliopolis during the Hellenistic period. It retained its religious function during Roman times, when the sanctuary of the Heliopolitan Jupiter attracted thousands of pilgrims. …

Brutalism 1962
Ministry of Defense
World Heritage Site 1998
Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab)

The Qadisha valley is one of the most important early Christian monastic settlements in the world. Its monasteries, many of which are of a great age, stand in dramatic positions in a rugged landscape. Nearby are the remains of the great forest of cedars…

Brutalism
Interdesign Building
World Heritage Site 1984
Byblos

The ruins of many successive civilizations are found at Byblos, one of the oldest Phoenician cities. Inhabited since Neolithic times, it has been closely linked to the legends and history of the Mediterranean region for thousands of years. Byblos is als…

Brutalism
Clarisses Sisters Unity Chapel
Brutalism
Dr. Melki Hospital
Brutalism
Our Lady of the Fortress Basilica (Saydet el Hosn)
World Heritage Site 1984
Tyre

According to legend, purple dye was invented in Tyre. This great Phoenician city ruled the seas and founded prosperous colonies such as Cadiz and Carthage, but its historical role declined at the end of the Crusades. There are important archaeological r…

World Heritage Site 1984
Anjar

The city of Anjar was founded by Caliph Walid I at the beginning of the 8th century. The ruins reveal a very regular layout, reminiscent of the palace-cities of ancient times, and are a unique testimony to city planning under the Umayyads.

Brutalism
Hraiche Pool