Archaeological monuments in Lebanon

 

Archaeological monuments in Lebanon

Lebanon is a place rich in archaeological monuments, as they have a great role in tourism in Lebanon.


Baalbek monuments (Lebanon)

Baalbek is located within the borders of the fertile Beqaa Valley, which is located at an altitude of 1,150 m above sea level.

It is considered one of the important Phoenician historical monuments in Lebanon, and a living example of Roman architecture in the era of the empire.

The huge buildings are still standing today, and visitors and tourists can wander between these buildings and see the history of ancient architecture.


Baalbek monuments (Lebanon)


Beiteddine Palace (Lebanon)

Beiteddine Palace is an ancient historical palace, whose construction began in 1788 AD, as the residence of Prince Bashir Shehab II, and construction work continued for thirty years.

The Ottomans were able to control the palace, as it was used as a government building, and it remained on that until the end of the Ottoman period to become a protected historical site.

Although a long time has passed since the construction of the palace, it is still one of the most beautiful historical palaces; Because of its architecture, handcrafted mosaics, intricate designs, and rare ornaments.


Beiteddine Palace (Lebanon)


Cemetery of Tyre in Lebanon

The cemetery of Tyre is located in the Lebanese city of Tyre, to the east of the modern city, in the middle of the road leading to the hill of Al-Ma'shuq.

It is an old historical family cemetery, which includes a number of tombs, coffins, and shrines, and perhaps the most important features are the marble sarcophagus, ornate and carved stone tombs, and the shrine dedicated to the god Apollo, which dates back to the first century BC.

In addition to a small church in the El-Bass cemetery, ancient mosaic paintings, and a fresco of the Virgin Mary dating back to the early fifth century AD.


Cemetery of Tyre in Lebanon
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