Ehden is a picturesque town in North Lebanon. Located 1,500 meters above sea level, it is is a famous summer resort and tourist hub.
It overlooks coastal towns and villages as far as Akkar and Chekka.
Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve houses cedars and encloses 1,058 plant species which 40% of them are native plant species in Lebanon.
This place is also rich with trees: 39 species of native trees have been identified.
You can hike in the reserve and see what Ehden’s nature has to offer!
This town is also a popular camping and hiking destination! Its clean and breathtaking environment attracts people who seek peace and fresh air.
Also, the light pollution is low in Ehden which makes it the perfect place to stargaze and take amazing shots of the night sky!
This mountainous region is also famous for its delicacies. Kebbeh meshwyeh and kebbeh nayeh are the culinary signatures of Ehden.
Ehden broke a Guinness World Record on August 29, 2009! A Lebanese NGO called Al Midan made the biggest kibbeh in the world. It weighed 233 kilograms. The dish was prepared by 25 women in Ehden!
Ehden is also home to Ozzy which is a restaurant that only hires people with special needs. They help in the kitchen and wait tables.
The employees are paid every month, and the rest of the money goes to projects that aim to help people with special needs integrate into society.
Did you know? There’s a crater in Mars named after Ehden! It measures 57.4 km in diameter.
Al Midan is where all the fun happens! It’s full of restaurants where you can gather with your friends and taste delicious food.
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Ehden is magical in winter!
This town is straight out of a fairy tale!