Located in the Chouf District only 5 kilometers from Beiteddine, Deir El-Qamar, which translates into Monastery of the Moon, is a Lebanese village as beautiful and long-standing as the shining celestial body.
#1 A Historic City
Deir El Qamar was the first to establish a municipality in Lebanon in 1864.
The wax museum is housed by the 17th century Fakhreddine II Palace.
It exhibits 150 wax figurines, executed by the sculptors of the Grevin Museum in Paris. They represent the Lebanese who shaped the history of Lebanon by their talents, their writings, and their political decisions.
While in town, one must also visit the Moussa Castle, located between Deir el Qamar and Beit Eddine. It is the life work of a Lebanese romantic dreamer, whose 60 years of dedicated hard-work made him and the castle an inspiring legend. Get to know his story here.
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