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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, Baalbek is worth 1000 times more, but this site is very interesting too, and not badly preserved

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a good place to see while you are in Beirut, we had a day tour visit all highlights but I would suggest to go there first since there is no crowds

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank beforetravelturkey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The last time I saw such a cracking site such as this was in Syria (before the war) and even then not sure which if the two best reflects the splendor of such ancient towns but I think Aanjar probably gets the prize for being...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very calm place. There are panels in different languages explaining about the site. The tour takes around one hour. Entrance fee is 4$. It's a little bit difficult to reach there. Better go in taxi or on a day tour package (nadia travel, nakhal travel,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank roulabg
Reviewed August 14, 2019

I visited the aanjar ruins in 2019, and found them to be very beautiful. there are columns and still standing arches everywhere, including stacked columns and the front of one building still intact. Aanjar also has great views as well. The ruins are at the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

A place worth visiting in Lebanon. About a 90 minute minute walk in the site with exploring the place. Choose a sunny day to be able to shoot beautiful photos. Do not miss.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 586samirz
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

If you plan on visiting Baalbek also visit Aanjar. It’s a special place, 8 th century ad from the omanjads. Lots to see and hardly any tourists! Highly recommended

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 123kathelijn
Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

The visit to Umayyad ruins of Anjar was including as part of a tour. The tour guide was knowledgeable. This put the ruins in perspective as to what they would have been and what they would have been used for. Compared to the other ruins,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank taz802016
Reviewed May 15, 2019

My group toured the site during Ramadan and we had to hurry a bit as it closed at 5 pm [frankly, our mezze lunch in town was too long]. The site was impressive, all the more so with blue skies. While never a Roman town,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Terry M
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

It’s a very beautiful city but it’s left to ruins. Two main streets are shaped in a cross which divide the houses from the main palace and the “hamams”. At the far left, there are still 2 standing towers which you can climb and get...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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