Place des Martyrs
Place des Martyrs has been the location of some of the largest ever Lebanese public gathering, notably the March 14th demonstration held...
St George’s Orthodox Cathedral
This church in the Place d’Étoile was built in 1767, and is one of the oldest buildings in the city. In 1975, during the civil war, a...
The Cardo Maximus, evocative remains of a Roman-era market area should not be missed.
Situated downtown, Al-Balad remains ever-popular. With traditional Lebanese cooking prepared to its own special recipes, this is one of...
Al-Omari Mosque information
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Built in the 12th century as the Church of John the Baptist of the Knights Hospitaller, it was later converted by the Mamluks into a mosque in 1291.