Anjar Tag

For a nice getaway from the hustle of Beirut, see why you have to visit Anjar. It stands as a testament to the Umayyad culture centuries later

Located about an hour-and-a-half’s drive east of Beirut, it’s not difficult to see why people find Anjar, Lebanon, safe and peaceful. The name comes after the Anjar Spring just a little over a half mile east (in Arabic - running river). The village’s inhabitants are mostly Armenian refugees. Some fled the Ottoman genocide in 1915 Turkey. Others gathered here after the Lebanese took back their country from...

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