10 historic sites you must visit in Baalbek and Beqaa! - The961

10 historic sites you must visit in Baalbek and Beqaa!

Lebanon is 

one of the oldest countries in the world

 and has 5,000 years of history. It is home to one of the world's most ancient civilizations, Phoenicia. Lebanon hides beneath its ground an ancient world that still needs to get discovered. There are also 

5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Lebanon

: Umayyad ruins, Temple of Bacchus, Byblos,  Qadisha Valley and the Forest of the Cedars of God, and Tyre. Here are the ruins that you can find in the Bekaa Valley!

Ain Harcha Temple

Location: Ain Harcha

Corinthian Column

Location: Ia’at

Haidara Ruins

Location: Qabb Ilyas

Mashnaqa Temple

Location: Al Mashnaqa

Nabi Safa Temple

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Location: Kfarmeshki

Pyramid tower of Hermel 

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Location: El Hermel

Saint Maroun Monastery

Location: El Hermel

Saadnayel Train Station

Location: Saadnayel

Temple of Bacchus

Location: Baalbek

Umayyad ruins

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Location: Anjar

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