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Cedars, Lebanon

The Cedars forest is one of the main tourist attractions in Lebanon; the forest has been mentioned and referred to many times in the Bible, its rich history has made this area one of the most important tourist destinations in the Middle East.

Its centerpiece is an ancient grove of cedars, a tree is the national emblem of Lebanon, and is displayed on the Lebanese Flag.

Just below The Cedars is the town of Bsharre, birthplace of Gibran Khalil Gibran. Gibran Khalil Gibran author of The Prophet is famous among other things for Gibran Museum, located at the entrance of the village, in the forest of Saint Sarkis, next to ancient monasteries and a Phoenician tomb.

The scenery and the quality of the snow make The Cedars an exceptional skiing venue. Nature lovers will find paradise on earth in this region endowed by breathtaking landscape and natural wonders for the eye.

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