Lebanon’s Historical Sites, Heritage & Culture

Lebanon is known for its treasured heritage that goes back to the earliest evidence of mankind. It was also declared as one of the world’s oldest countries as per National Geographic in 2017. It combines the ruins and heritage of the most ancient civilizations in the world’s history, going back in time to more than 5000 years.

Many sites remain to be explored, leaving Lebanon as a land and sea with limitless opportunities to discover and enjoy without the chance of ever getting bored, or satisfied from one visit by international travelers.

Lebanon was home for the Phoenicians, and was dominated by many civilizations as the Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, Romans, and Ottomans.  This not only left its physical traces all around, but also intervened in the evolution of the country’s culture over thousands of years.

Therefore, what Lebanon can offer in tourism is unmatched by any other country, especially when coupled with its moderate weather, majestic nature, and bespoke hospitality, …


No presentation can ever give credit to the vast historical sites and treasures that Lebanon holds in every area of it.  Many are yet to be discovered, while others are waiting for their turn to be renovated.  

From the utmost Northern border to the Southern one, temples, fortresses, citadels, ruins, and historical sites are scattered around every corner.

Heritage & Cultural

Lebanon is famous for countless phenomenon, including its capacity for agriculture and abundant marine life. Therefore, it is known for many industries and traditional traditions, some of which have deteriorated with time, leaving priceless heritage behind. Also, countless religious groups have left hidden gems across Lebanon, rendering it even richer in terms of excavation and history.

All photographs are the copyright of Nidal Majdalani – Travelling Lebanon

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