Home Magazine Photos Share on Facebook WhatsApp Donate Tweet Copy Link Beit Meri is a beautiful village surrounded by pine forests in Metn. It overlooks Beirut and offers a nice view of the neighboring towns. A post shared by Touch The Sky by Chris K. (@touchtheskybychrisk) on Mar 30, 2018 at 8:49am PDT The name “Beit Meri” is Syriac for “the house of the lords.” A post shared by Kaylee Patterson (@kayleepatts) on May 27, 2018 at 2:12pm PDT This village was a popular destination since the times of the Phoenicians and later the Romans. It is home to ancient ruins. A post shared by Lebanon in a picture (@lebinapic) on May 5, 2018 at 7:15am PDT The historic Maronite monastery of Saint John the Baptist, also known as Deir El Qalaa, was built in 1750. A post shared by Mustapha Ezzeddine (@mustaphaezd) on Mar 18, 2018 at 8:32am PDT It was built on the remains of the temple of Baal Markadi which was a Phoenician god. A post shared by Karim-Paul Habet (@karimpaulhabet) on Mar 25, 2018 at 8:25am PDT The temple once matched the grandeur of Baalbek’s temples. A post shared by علي ضاحي (@dhy6590) on May 9, 2018 at 11:57pm PDT You can also find the following churches in this town: Mar Elias, Mar Sassine, and Mar Geryes. A post shared by Feel Lebanon (@feellebanon) on Mar 21, 2018 at 5:45am PDT A post shared by ٠J A C K٠ (@j.a.c.k4) on Feb 15, 2018 at 9:40am PST The weather in Beit Meri is mild which makes it a perfect destination in summer. A post shared by Charbel Watfa (@charbel.watfa) on May 25, 2018 at 11:45pm PDT It’s a getaway for adventurers and nature lovers. Beit Meri is surrounded by pine forests where people can hike or camp. A post shared by Elie Daccache (@elie_daccache) on Feb 11, 2018 at 10:45pm PST A post shared by Ramzi Ghorra (@ramzighorra) on Mar 14, 2018 at 8:49am PDT Bustan International Festival attracts tourists in summer. It features music and performances. A post shared by Lea Murr (@lea.murr) on Feb 25, 2018 at 5:51am PST A post shared by Szabo Zsuzsanna (@suzana_trainer_traveler) on May 13, 2018 at 11:25pm PDT A post shared by FELT.Connection (@feltconnection) on May 24, 2018 at 7:58pm PDT A post shared by ٠J A C K٠ (@j.a.c.k4) on May 21, 2018 at 9:31am PDT Share on Facebook WhatsApp Donate Tweet Copy Link Support our independent media - contribute today! Become a Patron!