Traveling to Lebanon

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Lebanon

Lebanon is one of the Arab republics located in the Middle East in the west of the continent of Asia, bordered on the western side by the Mediterranean, on the eastern and northern sides by the Syrian Republic, and on the south by Palestine. Lebanon is distinguished by its many cultures, sects and the diversity of its civilizations, called “East Switzerland”, as it is a banking and financial center. Its population is approximately (5,227,000) people, according to 2014 estimates.

Terrain and climate

Lebanon is the only Arab country in which there is no desert; most of its terrain is mountainous with the exception of the Bekaa and the coastline, and its mountains are divided into two parts: the eastern mountain range with Syria, and the western mountain chain overlooking the White Sea; where it has the highest peak on the level of a continent Asia is the summit of Mount Al-Makmal, and there are rivers, the most famous of which are the Litani River and the Orontes River. As for its climate, it is temperate. Snow, and in the mild and non summer Damp.

The most prominent tourist places in Lebanon

The most important tourist places in Lebanon:

  • Baalbek region: It is one of the most important and famous archaeological areas in Lebanon, where it is located in the north of the Bekaa Valley, and is about (83) kilometers away from the capital Beirut in the northeast direction, its effects date back to the Roman era and the Umayyad era, where there are Roman temples and houses built during the era of the Ottoman Empire And, the Baalbek International Festival is held every year, and it is also included in the list of international monuments.
  • Jeita: It is a wonderful cave located in Wadi Nahr al-Kalb, located 20 kilometers north of Beirut, and it is also called the “jewel of Lebanese tourism”. This cave contains cavities and structures formed by nature, the length of its tunnel is about (120) meters, it was discovered in 1958 AD, and many artistic events and parties are held in it.
  • Cedar Forest: They are forests full of cedar trees, and they are the symbol and emblem of the Lebanese flag, as these trees are perennial up to about (3000) years old, and are distinguished by their religious and historical importance, and they are also included in the World Heritage List, and they are now a natural reserve.
  • Lebanese mountain: It is a path and a path for walking on long distances between more than (70) villages, starting from the Al-Qubayyat area in the north and ending with the Marj Ayoun area in the south. This path is liked by amateurs walking and enjoying the beauty of the Lebanese nature.
  • Faraya: It is a Lebanese village, located in Mount Lebanon within the Keserwan District. It is intended for tourists to ski and enjoy the scenic scenery.

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