Anjar World Heritage Site

Official name
Anjar | UNESCO
Country
Lebanon
Continent
Asia
Location
District of Zahle, Beqaa Governorate
33.7258° Lat, 35.9297° Lon
Code
293
Time Zone
Asia/Beirut, EEST +0300
Current Time
Category
Cultural
Description
Inscribed 1984. The city of Anjar was founded by Caliph Walid I at the beginning of the 8th century. The ruins reveal a very regular layout, reminiscent of the palace-cities of ancient times, and are a unique testimony to city planning under the Umayyads.