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Hamatoura Monastery
Lebanon » LBN
Place » Temple

Karm Saddeh, Lebanon

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On the northern side of the village of Kousba, is the monastery of Our Lady of Hamatoura, built in the rocky hollow of a high cliff which overlooks the holy valley of Kadisha. Hamatoura is 84km from Beirut. The church of Saint Jacob is the most ancient part of the monastery, belonging to the 4th century, while a large cross from the 7th century rises above the outer doorway.

Temple of Jupiter
Lebanon » LBN
Place » Historical Place

Baalbek, Lebanon

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The Temple of Jupiter is a colossal Roman temple, the largest of the Roman world, situated at the Baalbek complex in Heliopolis Syriaca (modern Lebanon). The temple served as an oracle and was dedicated to Jupiter Heliopolitanus. It was the biggest temple dedicated to Jupiter in all the Roman Empire.

Ferdinand
Lebanon » Beirut
Food Drink » Bar Lounge

Mahatma Gandhi, Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon

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Ferdinand is a craft cocktail bar with fresh Soul food kitchen. Crowded with intellectuals, foreigners, artists and students, this place is the dream place for people who are looking for a new scene. If you want to read a book, surf the web, have a bite, a drink or a shot while enjoying good music, Ferdinand is the place to be.

National Museum of Beirut
Lebanon » Beirut
Place » Museum

Museum St, Beirut, Lebanon

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The National Museum of Beirut is the principal museum of archaeology in Lebanon. The collection begun after World War I. The museum has collections totaling about 100,000 objects, most of which are antiquities and medieval finds from excavations undertaken by the Directorate General of Antiquities. About 1300 artifacts are exhibited, ranging in date from prehistoric times to the medieval Mamluk period.

Byblos Citadel
Lebanon » LBN
Place » Historical Place

Byblos, Lebanon

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Byblos Castle is a Crusader castle in Byblos, Lebanon. In Crusader times it was known as the Castle of Gibelet, also spelled Giblet, which belonged to the Genoese Embriaco family, Lords of the city. It is adjacent to the Phoenician archaeological site containing the ruins of the Temple of Baalat Gebal and the Temple of the Obelisks.

Mohammad Al Amin Mosque
Lebanon » Beirut
Place » Temple

Beirut, Lebanon

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The Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, also referred to as the Blue Mosque, is a Sunni Muslim mosque located in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. In the 19th century, a Zawiya (prayer corner) was built on this site. Decades of preparation to obtain sufficient land adjacent to the old Zawiya led finally to the building of the new mosque. It was inaugurated in 2008.

Beirut, Lebanon
Lebanon » LBN
Place » City

Lebanon

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Lebanon is a country in Western Asia. It is located between Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south, while Cyprus lies to its west across the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon is home to roughly six million people and covers an area of 10,452 square kilometres (4,036 sq mi), making it the smallest country in continental Asia.

Temple of Bacchus
Lebanon » LBN
Place » Historical Place

Baalbek, Lebanon

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The Temple of Bacchus is part of the Baalbek temple complex located in the broad Al-biqā (Bekaa Valley), Lebanon. The temple complex is considered an outstanding archaeological and artistic site of Imperial Roman Architecture and was inscribed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. This monument to Bacchus is one of the best preserved and grandest Roman temple ruins.

Our Lady of Lebanon
Lebanon » LBN
Place » Temple

Harissa, Lebanon

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The Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon is a Marian shrine and a pilgrimage site in Lebanon. The shrine belongs to the Maronite Patriarchate who entrusted its administration to the Congregation of Maronite Lebanese Missionaries since its foundation in 1904. It is one of the most important shrines in the world honoring Mary, Mother of Jesus.

Raouche Rocks
Lebanon » Beirut
Place » Tourism

Raouche, Beirut, Lebanon

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Raouche Rocks is a residential and commercial neighborhood in Beirut, Lebanon. It is known for its upscale apartment buildings, numerous restaurants, and cliff-side cafés that line Avenue de Paris, which forms part of the Corniche Beirut. The corniche or the wide, seaside sidewalk of Avenue de Paris is popular on weekends and evenings where strollers and joggers crowd the pavements.

Beirut
Lebanon » Beirut
Place » City

Lebanon

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Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon. As of 2014, Greater Beirut has a population of 2.4 million. The city is situated on a peninsula at the midpoint of Lebanon's Mediterranean coast. Beirut has been inhabited for more than 5,000 years, and was one of Phoenicia's most prominent city states, making it one of the oldest cities in the world.

Souq Waqif
Qatar » Doha
Place » Shopping

Doha, Qatar

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Souq Waqif is a marketplace (souq) in Doha, in the state of Qatar. The souq sells traditional garments, spices, handicrafts, and souvenirs. It is also home to restaurants and Shisha lounges. The original building dates back at least from the 20th Century in a traditional Qatari architectural style. It was renovated in 2006.

Katara Cultural Village
Qatar » Doha
Place » Tourism

9G6F+CR3, Doha, Qatar

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Katara Cultural Village is a self-styled cultural village nestled between the gleaming financial district of West Bay, and the half-moon towers of The Pearl residential neighbourhood. Bordered by a vast beach on one side, and the twin Katara Hills on the other, Katara is Doha’s go-to destination for art, culture and cuisine.

Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Turkey » Istanbul
Place » Temple

Torun Sk No:19, 34400 Istanbul, Turkey

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The Blue Mosque is an historical mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is known as the Blue Mosque because of blue tiles surrounding the walls of interior design.

Masada National Park
Israel » ISR
Place » Outdoors

Masada, Israel

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Masada National Park is an ancient fortification in the Southern District of Israel situated on top of an isolated rock plateau, akin to a mesa.

Galata Tower
Turkey » Istanbul
Place » Historical Place

Istanbul, Turkey

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The Galata Toweris a medieval stone tower in the Galata/Karaköy quarter of Istanbul, Turkey.

Basilica of the Annunciation
Israel » ISR
Place » Temple

Nazareth, Israel

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Basilica of the Annunciation is a Latin church in Nazareth, in northern Israel.

Dome of the Rock
Israel » Jerusalem
Place » Temple

Jerusalem, Israel

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Dome of the Rock is an Islamic shrine located on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates » ARE
Place » Tourism

United Arab Emirates

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Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

Masjid al Haram
Saudi Arabia » SAU
Place » Tourism

Mecca 24231, Saudi Arabia

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The Great Mosque of Mecca is a mosque that surrounds the Kaaba in the city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.