We’ve all heard about the Seven Wonders of the World list. Each year, seven remarkable natural or man-made wonders make this list. It’s a way to show people how magical our world is.
Lebanon has tried hard to include Jeita Grotto in the New 7 Wonders of Nature list. It ended up being among the top 14 finalists. Anyone who has visited Lebanon knows that it is quite the miracle.
In order to prove Lebanon’s uniqueness to the world, we made a list that comprises the 7 wonders of Lebanon.
#1 The Qadisha Valley
Quadisha Valley means “Holy Valley”. It is also called by people “Valley of Saints”. It has housed Christian monastic communities for many centuries.
#2 The Jeita Grotto
Jeita Grotto is a system of two interconnected caves that are famous for their stalactites and stalagmites.
#3 The Temple of Bacchus
Located in Baalbeck, the Temple of Bacchus is one of the largest Roman temple ruins in the world. Also, it is so well-preserved that the carvings of lions and bulls are still visible.
#4 The Cedars of Lebanon
Apart from being Lebanon’s symbol, the cedars of Lebanon are the oldest ones in the world. Another thing that sets the cedars of Lebanon apart is that they were mentioned 75 times in the Holy Bible.
#5 The Cave of the Three Bridges
This cave is commonly known as Balou Balaa. The Baatara gorge waterfall drops into the cave that is formed of three layers of bridges.
#6 The Ruins of the first law school in the world
The law school of Beirut used to be a center where Roman Law was taught. Its ruins are next to the Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Downtown Beirut.
#7 The beach in Naqoura
Naqoura is a small city located in the south of Lebanon. It is well-known for its magnificent rocky beach.