Beit Chabab’s Traditional Lebanese Houses in 20+ Beautiful Pictures

Beit Chabab pronounced “Beit Chabéb” is a mountain village 24 km north of , in . It is the site of ’s only bell foundry. The bells of Beit Chabab are sold to Christian communities in and abroad.

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Emigrants from Beit Chabab to the USA built the town of Youngstown in Ohio and named it after their original village in Mount .

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Beit Chabab in Arabic translated to English is Youngstown – even though originally, its name comes from Syriac, meaning “house of the neighbour”.

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The mountain village is famous for its big number of old typical Lebanese houses. Square houses with red tiles rooftops and stone walls – which is a Lebanese architecture signature, are all over this picturesque town.

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This mountain village is also known for pottery, weaving, and textile production, that is why it has always been significantly built and populated.

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A large number of old houses have been, or are in the process of being, renovated. They are a part of our heritage and should be preserved and treated with respect.

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Beit Chabab is also characterized by its old churches. Saydet El Ghabeh and Mar Antonios Al Kabir were built in the 18th century.

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These traditional houses are Beit Chabab’s legacy.

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The village is also known for its beautiful weather, both in summer and winter.

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Lebanese people who have Beit Chabab as their hometown show a real remarkable love connection with the region.

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The narrow streets of Beit Chabab are romantically beautiful.

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The view from the village is also amazing, as the mountains and the sky form a beautiful landscape.

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