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Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar

Anjar, Lebanon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit here with much of the old souk still well preserved. At one stage we were the only people in the ruins and I thought it was a shame that more people dont visit

Thank Damien S
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Very interesting place to see the Umayyad architecture and advanced technics! Interesting planning of a city and advanced water and sewage! Top visit!

Thank Ulf H
Reviewed May 15, 2017

This remnants of an earlier time are not as good in shape as is Baalbek. You need to bring with you more imagination to get a picture of how it must have looked like centuries ago. Make sure to take a guided tour, otherwise you...More

Thank Maxga1989
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

If you were planning to go to the Bekaa, this place is definitely a must-see! Anjar is a lovely village, and the Umayyad ruins of Anjar are one of the historic sites in lebanon you should visit. Guided tours are available, they tell you more...More

Thank jessyissa
Reviewed May 10, 2017

While traveling for a day through the Bekaa Valley, we stopped at Aanjar and found the ruins interesting.

Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Great place to see a bit of the culture- book a driver to see this since it is a drive out from Beirut. Restaurant located outside. Friendly staff and great locals. Watch the building and architecture....nice place with information board around the site.

Thank WMBandit
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Loved the walled and fortified 1300 year old city. Organized in four equal squares it was separated by two wide avenues. It was built during early days of Muslim rule. But the architecture were influenced by and building material pillaged from earlier Byzantine, Roman and...More

Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed April 23, 2017

Visited as part of a day tour to Aanjar, Baalbek and Zahle. It's a beatiful site, very interesting piece of history. Not as impressive as Baalbek, but worth the visit.

Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

Excavation has begun to show a story of the past, and alongside funding from foreign grants more of the story will continue to be told! Excellent site to stop off at

Thank Kikipal
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Famously constructed during a single historical time period, the ruins at Aanjar were a natural segue from my visit to Baalbek. Located within view of the Syrian border, the site is the second UNESCO World Heritage designee in the Bekaa Valley. We visited before our...More

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