Situated in Mount Lebanon, at an elevation
of 1550m, Faqra is unique for its remarkable remained monuments which
included: temples, columns, altars and rock cut tombs. Its uncommon setting and
the abundance of its cool mountain flowing have incited the earliest
civilizations to build temples and altars to worship their God. The visitors
were mostly impressed by its sensational ruins particularly by the great
temple of Faqra that is partly cut out of the living rock and rises in a
Moreover, you cannot pass by Faqra without
admiring the nature's most spectacular wonders, a bridge called "Jisr al-Hajar"
or the "Stone Bridge" with an arch measuring thirty eight meters.
Furthermore, Faqra is known today for its
private ski resort with its 2,000,000 m2 overlooking Beirut and the Bay