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Address: Qadisha Valley, Bcharre, Lebanon
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Cedars of Lebanon, Kozhaya and Besharreh Day Trip from Beirut
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Qazahya is located in the Zgharta District in the North Governorate of Lebanon. It belongs to the Lebanese Maronite Order, known as Baladites. It is dedicated to Saint Anthony the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Qazahya is located in the Zgharta District in the North Governorate of Lebanon. It belongs to the Lebanese Maronite Order, known as Baladites. It is dedicated to Saint Anthony the Great. It is commonly called Qozhaya, in reference to the valley in which it is located. The valley of Qozhaya, along with the valley of Qannoubine to which it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

So this is a must visit site in lebanon, as it has one of the oldest printing machines in history, not sure if it is the first... anyway very cultural rich location a must visit again

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Must be visited! Reach in spirit meaning, history, architecture...land of miracle and good divine... To calm and resource spirit...tres impressionnant!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful. Located in one of the most stunning areas of Lebanon, St. Anthony's is well worth the visit. Beautiful, peaceful and enriched with spirituality and peace it's one you should be certain not to miss.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This visit is like a walk through history. It does not feel as if anything has changed to attract visitors etc. it's a holy place and so much can be seen around it. The cave, church and valley are like nothing I have ever experienced. I leave a part of my heart with every time (and my prayers).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Qozhaya is and old word in latin that mean the living treasure i have been there for more then 10 time it an old monestry of saint antonios rin by a group of monks and nuns it s very holly place in te midle of kadisha valley a place of worship and beauty a very recommended place to visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

The views are breath taking. We were lucky to be there on a gloriously sunny day. The little towns and villages seem to be stuck onto the sides of the mountains very precariously. Well worth the early start to experience such a magical place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

A place for peace inside the nature where you can visit an ancient monastery and church carved in the stones. The scenery around will bring peace to your soul.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

The Monastery of St. Anthony, high up in the mountains near Bcharrre in the Qozhaya Valley, is awe-inspiring. The views are incredible and despite neither of us being religious, the place has a real spirituality and tranquility about it that is hard to put into words. And to top it off, the building is truly beautiful. There is also a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

This place is very unique.. Its importance went back to the history of Lebanon itself.. the first printing press of the Middle East was installed in this monastery. Highly recommended.

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