Location: Middle East.
Land borders: Israel, Syria.
Area: 10,452 km2.
Population: 6.007 million.
Currency: Lebanese pound.
Independence from France: year 1943.
Visit Lebanon For a long time, I had the desire to visit Lebanon. Years passed and I somehow always postponed my trip to this Middle Eastern country. Due to recent political and regional conflict, I decided that the time has come, and I had to engage myself to organize and travel in Lebanon as soon as possible. Lebanon is a fascinating country located on the shores of the Mediterranean sea. Lebanon is a mysterious nation since we don’t hear people speaking about it very often. Visiting Lebanon is easy because it’s very developed, safe in most of its regions, and full of very friendly and hospitable people. Lebanon is divided into four distinguished geographic regions: the coastal plain, the Lebanon mountain range, the Beqaa valley and the Anti-Lebanon mountains. On this page, I make a list of 6 Amazing Places which are undoubtedly the country’s major tourist attractions, and the perfect…
The town of Baalbek is located in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, roughly 85km northeast of Beirut and 75km north of Damascus in Syria. Baalbek lies in the Anti-Lebanon foothills, and visitors arrive here mainly to visit the famous Phoenician / Roman ruins. For a long time, I had the desire to visit Lebanon. Years passed and I somehow always postponed my trip to this Middle Eastern country. During my one week trip to Lebanon, I had the pleasure of visiting sites such as Crusader Castle and the old market of Byblos, the incredible Jeita caves, the Roman ruins of Baalbek, and the ruins of Anjar on the Syrian border. Besides these beautiful historical destinations, I still had a couple of days to explore the capital city, Beirut. On this page, I will focus on the incredible ancient city of Baalbek. I hope this blog post will motivate you to visit this site…