10 Places In South Lebanon That Are Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale

South is full of magical places that are worth seeing!

Al Naqoura

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Not your average power nap Ft. Chicca 🐶😴

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Beaufort Castle, Nabatieh

Jezzine

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La Maison de la Foret, Bkassine

Nabatieh

Pine Forest, Bkassine

Qana Grotto

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Ruins, Tyre

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Listed and protected by UNESCO, the set of Phoenician ruins in the South Lebanon city of Tyre – or, Suur in Arabic – are yet another testament to Lebanon's vast history. . The city was settled by the ancient Greeks in roughly the 5th century. In the intervening millennia it has served as a nucleus for much of the growth and expansion in the region. . It was said that Tyre was the first city whose traders explored the seas of the Mediterranean, establishing vital trade routes, namely with Cairo, which facilitated a cross-pollination between late-Phoenician and Egyptian cultures. The city is also the home of the legendary ancient Greek figure Europa, mother of King Minos of Crete, and Dido, the founder and first queen of Carthage. . The city is also attributed with being the first to develop purple die – which became renowned almost globally as a sign of wealth and royalty. . The ruins of Tyre are now situated in two areas: one on the coast, the other pressed up against the Al Bass Palestinian refugee camp. The sites house a grand archway, a grand procession, and the remnants of an old hippodrome. . In more recent history, Tyre has seen countless instances of violence during the course of the Lebanese Civil War and fighting between the PLO and occupying Israeli forces. The city was invaded by Israel in 1978 and by 1982 housed the Israeli military command in occupied Southern Lebanon. Their HQ was destroyed 1983 in a suicide attacking. . . . . . . . . #lebanoninstagram #lebanon🇱🇧 #lebanon_hdr #lebanon #lebanese #livelovelebanon #beiruting #beirut #ocean #seaside #ancient #ruins #historynerd #history #explore #travelling #travelblogger #tyrelebanon #summer #summersun #photojournalist #photojournalism #documentaryphotographer #documentaryphotography #canon5dmarkiv #canon #archeology #architecture #amazing

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Sfaray

Sea Castle, Saida


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