Akoura, Lebanon in 15 amazing photos - The961

Akoura, Lebanon in 15 amazing photos

It's a magical village!

Akoura is a picturesque village in Jbeil, Mount Lebanon. This region is famous for its beautiful circular ponds, delicious juicy apples, and mesmerizing nature. It's a popular destination among campers and hikers.

So, if you want to discover Lebanon's hidden gems, make sure to visit Akoura! It has a lot to offer!

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The name "Akoura" is Syriac for "the cold spring."

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These irrigation ponds are Akoura's signatures! 

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Most of the adventurers who want to spend a night in Akoura camp next to the ponds.

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Akoura has many water sources which make it one of the best swimming destinations in Lebanon.

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This village is a must-visit for hikers. People can hike in Mar Edna forest, from Akoura to Yammouneh, and from Akoura to Afqa. The fresh air and beautiful landscape make all the trips delightful!

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While you're there, make sure to visit the Roueiss grotto. This cave is one of the largest in Lebanon. It has countless galleries which were dug by water.

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Look at how green Akoura is!

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Akoura is home to some of the best camping events in Lebanon. The village is the perfect site for campers since it's where nature, culture, and fun activities meet!

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If you're an astronomy enthusiast, then make sure to spend a night under the star in Akoura. Since there's low light pollution in the village, it makes it easy to see the Milkyway and take awesome shots of the night sky!

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Akoura is home to 42 churches including Mar Edna, Mar Boutros wa Boulos, Mar Geryes, Mar Saba, and Mar Semaan.

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Saydet El Habes is located at the top of a hill. It offers a panoramic view of the village!

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Akoura looks magical in winter!

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Make sure to add Akoura on your summer bucket list!

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