Tripoli has a unique history being on the coast of the Mediterranean and a hub for the Ottoman influence in Lebanon. You'll find pieces of history and modernity littered all over the city. From old mosques to new cafes there's a bit of everything in this small piece of Lebanon.
Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery
Our Lady of Nourieh (Saydet el Nourieh in Arabic) is a Marian shrine in Hamat, Lebanon. Nourieh is a derivative of the Arabic word, nour, meaning light. Thus, in English, the Marian shrine can be called, Our Lady of Light.
The shrine is a popular Christian pilgrimage site in Lebanon, and tourists and pilgrims alike enjoy the beautiful view of the bay from atop historic Cape Theoprosopon.
Located in north Lebanon around 55 km away from Beirut, Batroun is one of the most marvelous Lebanese cities.
The beautiful sandy beaches, the dazzling sea water and the hot sun made Batroun look exactly like Mykonos, the Greek island.