10 sights and landmarks in North Lebanon you must see - The961

10 sights and landmarks in North Lebanon you must see

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North Lebanon is where nature, history, and culture meet! 

Qadisha Valley

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Qadisha Valley is a gorge that lies within the Bcharre and Zgharta districts in Northern Lebanon. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The valley has housed Christian monastic communities for many centuries. It’s now a destination where people seek peace, and where pilgrims pray. If you're an adventurer or a photographer, make sure to visit the valley; it's exciting and breathtaking!

Gibran Khalil Gribran Museum 

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Located in Bcharreh, the Gibran Khalil Gibran Museum is home to the late author's furniture, personal belongings, private library, manuscripts, and 440 original paintings.

Abandonned railway

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Lebanon’s railway was 400 km long. It connected Beirut to Damascus and Haifa. Unfortunately, the train stations have been abandoned because of the Lebanese Civil War. This train is located in Tripoli.

Phoenician Sea Wall

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The Phoenicians built this wall in the sea in Batroun to protect themselves from tidal waves and enemies.

Palm Islands Nature Reserve

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Palm Islands are three islands that are located 5.5 kilometers to the northwest of El Mina, Tripoli. This reserve is the home of the endangered loggerhead turtle and 156 species of birds.

It is also rich in historical and archaeological sites such as the remains of a Crusader church, baths from the 13th century, and an old salt evaporation pond.

Unusual houses in Miziara

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Miziara, a beautiful town in Zgharta, is home to unusual houses such as an airplane, a pyramid, and a Greek temple!

Citadel of Raymond de Saint-Gilles

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Raymond de Saint-Gilles, the Count of Toulouse and the commander of the Crusaders, built this castle in Tripoli in 1103 A.D.

Cedars of God

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The Cedars of God is the most famous cedar patch and an UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Balou3 Bal3a

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The Balaa gorge waterfall drops into the Baatara pothole which is located on the Lebanon Mountain Trail, more precisely in Tannourine. It's breathtaking!

Horsh Ehden

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The reserve in Ehden contains 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.

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