Home Magazine Photos Located in Chouf, at about one hour from Beirut, Mokhtara is a picturesque village that is characterized by traditional Lebanese houses, amazing sceneries, flowery gardens, and charming staircases. View this post on Instagram Greenery, mountains, cliffs and valleys as far as the eye could see. #livelovechouf #scenic #livelovelebanon #protected #reserve #nohunting #bestoflebanon #choufcedarreserve #treesofinstagram #springlebanontrails2018 A post shared by Taste of Beirut (@taste.of.beirut) on Apr 22, 2018 at 6:55am PDT The name Mokhtara means the chosen A post shared by Beirut City (@beirut.city) on Apr 26, 2018 at 5:55am PDT The village is characterized by Dar Al-Mokhtara A post shared by Diala Shuhaiber – Travel (@framewithaview) on Apr 21, 2018 at 11:33pm PDT It is the residence of Druze leader Walid Jumblatt. This architectural masterpiece dates back to the 17th century! Mokhtara is full of traditional Lebanese houses A post shared by Waleed Nature Photography (@waleed1701) on May 5, 2018 at 5:42am PDT Much like in all the villages in Chouf, these beautiful traditional houses are very well-preserved. The food culture is magnificent in Mokhtara A post shared by Esma 7’11’14 (@stacy_h_) on Sep 11, 2017 at 9:55am PDT You can have lunch next to waterfalls and rivers. There’s nothing more relaxing and refreshing than that! The Mokhtara’s man’oushe! A post shared by NoGarlicNoOnions (@nogarlicnoonions) on Nov 23, 2016 at 11:58pm PST While you’re there, consider trying man’oushe! It’s Mokhtara’s specialty! These alleys are so lovely! A post shared by Feel Lebanon (@feellebanon) on Apr 19, 2018 at 2:20am PDT Mokhtara is a great hiking destination A post shared by Lebanon Houses (@lebanonhouses) on Apr 14, 2018 at 12:21pm PDT It perfectly combines nature and culture! This village is definitely Instagram-worthy! Mokhtara has breathtaking views! A post shared by Lebanon | لبنان (@leb.a.n.o.n) on May 1, 2017 at 11:45pm PDT Mokhtara is where the Barouk river and the Wadi El-Maa river meet, producing a picturesque scenery. This village is a popular destination A post shared by Mireille Wehbé (@jesuismireille) on Mar 11, 2018 at 5:01am PDT …for those who want to relax and enjoy the fresh air!