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Five Reasons to Visit Beirut

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While the rest of the region has been caught up in the turmoil of the Arab Spring, democratic, cosmopolitan Lebanon has been a haven of calm. Local sectarian politics, so often at trigger's edge, seem to be in a quiescent phase, allowing visitors...... Read full article

PALM ISLANDS, TRIPOLI

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Covering 5 sq Km and located on the northwest of Tripoli, Sanani, Ramkine and Palm Island together with their surrounding sea make up the Palm Islands Nature Reserve. They are Lebanon’s only true Islands.... Read full article

Kadisha Valley, "Holy Valley"

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Kadisha Valley Arabic وادي قاديشا‎, also romanized as the Qadisha Valley and also known as the Kadisha Gorge or Wadi Kadisha, is a gorge that lies within the Becharre and Zgharta Districts of the North Governorate of Lebanon.... Read full article

Tourists to Lebanon up 17.8 percent in first 9 months

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BEIRUT: The number of incoming tourists to Lebanon totaled 1,694,662 in the first nine months of 2010, constituting an increase of 17.8 percent from 1,438,619 tourists in the same period last year, as reported by Byblos Bank’s Lebanon This Week.... Read full article

Oyoun Orghosh

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Situated on the eastern side of Qornet es-Sawda and only 25 kilometers away from The Cedars, this beautiful area surrounded by rough mountain hills is full of ponds and springs (oyoun). ... Read full article

Things to do in Hermel, Lebanon

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One of the most do sport in Hermel is Rafting in Al Assi River. Unlike other rivers, Al-Assi offers enough water depth all year round. The ride is 7 km long; you will follow the white stream for about 2 hours and a half.... Read full article

Beiteddine

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Beiteddine, "House Of Faith", is Lebanon's greatest treasure. It is known for its palace which was built by Emir Bechir II Chehab. The palace reflects the typical oriental architecture of the 19th century. It took thirty years to be build.... Read full article

Caving In Lebanon

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Wade knee-deep in chilly water, getting yourself wet and dirty, while hiking, crawling, and sliding sideways through the Roueiss Cave in Akoura.... Read full article

CEDARS Of GOD, Language Of The Spirit

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The mountains of Lebanon were once shaded by thick cedar forests and the tree is the symbol of the country. After centuries of persistent deforestation, the extent of these forests has been markedly reduced.... Read full article

Baskinta Village, بسكنتا‎

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Baskinta (Arabic: بسكنتا‎) is a Lebanese village situated at an altitude ranging from 1250 metres above sea level and climes up to appropproximatly 1800 meters of height at Qanat Bakish, making it one of the highest villages of Lebanon.... Read full article

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