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Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar, Anjar

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Boasting views of snow-capped Mount Lebanon, Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar offers the chance to learn about the rich history of the country. Now an archaeological site near the border of Syria and Lebanon, the complex was once a prosperous town, which sadly met its end quickly and suddenly. Hear more about the town's past and its abrupt demise from local tour guides, and see the remaining buildings, built in a style reminiscent of ancient Roman architecture. Visit the bath houses, decorated with mosaics from the eighth century CE. You can shop for some souvenirs, handmade jewelry, or handicrafts made by local artisans in several shops on site. Arrange your visit to Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar and discover more family-friendly attractions in Anjar using our Anjar vacation builder.
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  • Left the road from Beirut to Damascus Gate on a cool January morning we arrive at Anjar, a small city of Armenia, to visit the ruins of an era whose time has lost his memory, the Umayyad era. a place forgotten for centuries and rediscovered only in 1900.Ci a guide to visit the site, around us only ruins and silence, the snowy mountains of the Antilebanon and the fertile land of the Bekaa Valley.
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  • ancient ruins at Anjar. historical place. Included in the standard tourist itinerary. Well preserved since ancient times.
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  • Was a great stop. We spent about an hour with a guide, who is useful to understands the structures and the significance . With the backdrop if the antiLebanon mountains ,make a great visit 
  • Great ruins of an fortified town. I especially enjoyed walking through the forest on the terrain to escape the summer sun
  • Some of the most impressive archeological ruins I have visited in the Middle East,
  • The only umayyad ruins in lebanon
  • I loved the history about that place