Zahle is one of the largest regions in Lebanon. It is the capital of the Beqaa Governorate. This city is full of beautiful sceneries, exciting places to visit and great food to taste!
Just like all major cities in Lebanon, Zahle also had a railway. During the Lebanese civil war, the rail transports in Lebanon stopped operating. So, the railway of Zahle was left abandoned.
Zahle’s specialties, such as mechtah and erben, are to die for! Consider going on a food tour there!
This promenade is one of the top attractions of Zahle! Located along the river, the walk is filled with restaurants and cafes. Nothing beats a nice Lebanese lunch along the freshness of the river!
Zahle is famous for its grape fields, and its wineries! One of the most renowned wineries in Lebanon, Chateau Ksara, is located in Zahle.
Deir Yasou3 (Jesus) Al Fadi
These ruins date back to the Roman era. According to a legend, a mirror was placed on the front of the building in order to reflect the sunlight down to the village.
Our Lady of Zahle and the Bekaa
This Marian Shrine is one of the most visited sites in Zahle. It is located at the top of the hill in Zahle and looks over the city and the valley. It is a famous destination for pilgrims and tourists. The top offers a nice view of the region.
Zahle is one of the leading agricultural areas in Lebanon. Its economy heavily relies on the production of grapes. The city is filled with vineyards.
Also, vines grow on the terraces of the enchanting traditional houses of Zahle. So, do not hesitate to taste the grapes and satisfy your taste buds.