Anjar in Lebanon

Travel to Anjar, located in the Bekaa Valley, the ancient city of Anjar is a captivating destination for history buffs and cultural enthusiasts. Founded in the early 8th century by the Umayyad Caliph Walid I, Anjar boasts an exceptional array of well-preserved ruins showcasing unique Umayyad architecture. The archaeological site of Anjar has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

When you visit Anjar, you can wander through the extensive ruins, admiring the impressive city walls, monumental arches, and exquisite mosaics. Our tours in Lebanon will immerse you in the rich history and culture of this remarkable archaeological site.

Anjar Lebanon

Anjar is a fascinating Umayyad-era archaeological site in Lebanon, renowned for its well-preserved ruins and unique architecture.”

Curiosities about Anjar:

  1. Anjar is located in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.
  2. The Umayyad Caliph Walid I founded the ancient city in the early 8th century.
  3. Anjar is known for its unique Umayyad architecture and well-preserved ruins.
  4. The archaeological site of Anjar has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  5. Anjar is a popular tourist destination in Lebanon.
  6. You can obtain a visa on arrival to Lebanon and travel to Anjar.

Visit Anjar

As you explore the archaeological site of Anjar, you’ll encounter the impressive city walls, which once enclosed the entire city. Within these walls, you can admire the monumental arches, ornate palaces, and beautiful mosaics that showcase the splendor of Umayyad architecture.

The Great Palace of Anjar’s spacious courtyard and intricately decorated floor mosaics are a must-see attraction. Other notable structures include the smaller palace, the mosque, and the well-preserved Roman-style baths.

Map of Anjar

Discover Anjar

  • City Walls: Enclosed the entire city and protected it from invaders.
  • Great Palace: Features a spacious courtyard and beautiful floor mosaics.
  • Smaller Palace: Displays the elegance of Umayyad architecture.
  • Mosque: Served as the city’s religious center.
  • Roman-style Baths: Well-preserved bath complex showcasing Roman influence.
  • Monumental Arches: Architectural gems that highlight the grandeur of the city.

Travel to Anjar

List of tours in Lebanon that travel to Anjar.

Photos of Anjar

Images of the historic city of Anjar showcasing its impressive ruins and unique Umayyad architecture in Lebanon.