We're hiring! Join our team! Click for more info.

Anjar, Lebanon in 10 amazing photos

Anjar is a town located in the


Valley. It has an impressive history which makes it interesting to visit once in a while.

Anjar, which is a World Heritage Site, got established during the Umayyad period by Caliph Walid I at the beginning of the 8th century.

The ruins of Anjar are the walls of the Umayyad palace and many pillars which include some elements of the Roman architectural style.

This town is a great destination for nature lovers, especially in fall when the trees turn orange!

Anjar is doing its best to protect its natural heritage. In collaboration with a local forest guard named Hrair Kurdian, the Lebanese Reforestation Initiative is aiming at planting trees and protecting the environment in Anjar from deforestation and wildfires.

This town is full of crops!

It’s the perfect place to chill!

While you’re there, have lunch in one of the restaurants near the river!

Anjar looks mesmerizing in winter!

Add Anjar to your bucket list!

Our team works tirelessly to ensure Lebanese people have a reliable alternative to the politically-backed media outlets with their heavily-funded and dangerous propaganda machines. We've been detained, faced nonstop cyber attacks, censorship, attempted kidnapping, physical intimidation, and frivolous lawsuits draining our resources. Financial support from our readers keeps us fighting on your behalf. If you are financially able, please consider supporting The961's work. Support The961. Make a contribution now.

Anjar, Lebanon in 10 amazing photos

Share this article with your friends!

Not now
Share via
Don\'t Miss Out!