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Really fun day trip from the city. Seeing these ruins with the backdrop of snow-capped mountains... read more

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cayenne75
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Manama, Bahrain
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The Bekaa has many things to see, mainly nature, archaeological sites and wineries. You can visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JPHaddad77
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really fun day trip from the city. Seeing these ruins with the backdrop of snow-capped mountains was lovely. Go with a guide.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank cayenne75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Bekaa has many things to see, mainly nature, archaeological sites and wineries. You can visit Baalbeck ruins that are majestic, Aanjar Umayyad city with its amazing architecture, Niha temples, and much more. Wineries like Ksara and Kefraya are world renowned.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JPHaddad77
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We were pondering a lot whether to go to Bekaa region in Istanbul because of so many recommendations against it from various sources. After having been there, I would say a visit to Lebanon is not the same if you haven't been to Bekaa. Very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JeLundgren
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Although the British foreign service advises people against it, we visited the area and experienced no problems whatsoever. You will see Hezbollah posters and pictures of martyrs on your trip, but that's about it. You can even buy Hezbollah t-shirts and mugs in the tourist...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank martyncymro
Reviewed 21 May 2018

A couple of hours is all that is needed to walk around these fascinating ruins. Much of the site is not suitable for disabled people due to steps. The best Roman site I have seen, IMHO better than the Acropolis in Athens. Athens does have...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

I spend in Lebanon more than 7 months to travel and discover the country and there is a wonderful places to visit and to discover besides the tasty Lebanese gastronomy and sweets :) If you have the opportunity to go to Lebanon there is few...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

It’s an agriculture place full of greens and many types of fruits and veggies, you can see the whole valley when you come in beirut, different green squares

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Manoul
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Definitely this place is worth visiting. You will never regret. Especially if you have an experienced guide.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Adventurer441650
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The Bekaa Valley was definitely a highlight of our trip to Lebanon. I would definitely suggest visiting. I found the drive through the area very interesting.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank loriz155
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We came here as part of a day tour and were very impressed. A guide is included in the entrance ticket who explained the history and purpose of the various structures. Some areas were being restored and rebuilt to give visitors a better idea of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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