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Umayyad Ruins of Aanjar

Anjar, Lebanon
+961 8 620 791
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Anjar, Lebanon
+961 8 620 791
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit if you are in the area. Small medieval Umayyad town which housed around 1000 or so people with summer residence of the Caliph

Thank j d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this historic site as part of day tour by Nakhel Tours from Beirut. If you have a guide to explain to you the background history and point out the importance of the artifacts it would make it more worthwhile. Otherwise, Anjar Ruins on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guide was great! He was personally involved in some of the excavations and had a real passion for it. Definitely get a guide! And if you're in the Bekaa go to this place. Sad, though, to see some graffiti and also people climbing on...More

Thank Ripwalk
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Close to the Syrian border lays down this amazing UNESCO heritage. With all the tensions close by, we had this place for ourselves during a Saturday morning. We arrived here with a private car & driver. We visited the Anjar ruins without a guide as...More

Thank Razvan_RGR
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We were having lunch in the city of Anjar and our small group were discussing the Roman Ruins within the city. We then discovered that none of us had really seen or had never spent the time to view and visit these old Roman Ruins....More

Thank ThomasfromDamascus
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Definitely stop and see this city built by the Umayyads around 700 AD in the Roman style. The arches, columns, mosque, palaces and baths are very interesting to see. Not as much remaining as at Baalbek but since this is in the same general area,...More

Thank RichardK938
Reviewed 27 July 2017

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 17 July 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 15 May 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 14 May 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
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