An earthquake destroyed Batroun in 551. Historians believe that the natural disaster formed the large natural harbor.
Emir Fakhreddine II built the Mseilha Forst in the 17th century to guard the Tripoli-Beirut route.
Batroun is the city of fish! If you love seafood, then you absolutely must visit this town and try the local delicacies. Trust me; you won’t be disappointed.
Speaking of fish, Batroun broke the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest seafood display in 2016! 2613.8 kg of seafood were displayed near the port.
Colonel Beer is one of Lebanon’s most famous breweries. It’s a popular destination for those who want to drink a cold beer while enjoying live music. It’s an experience you definitely don’t want to miss.
Henry Lucien is a Lebanese man who is passionate about the architecture of Beirut’s traditional houses. So, he collected windows, arches, doors, and columns from 45 destroyed Beirut homes and used them to build a house in Batroun.
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