Anjar (1984)
Lebanon

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Lebanon 1967. Air Post. Ruins of Anjar. 

Lebanon 1966. Ruins of Anjar.

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. 

  • Lebanon 1967. Air Post. Ruins of Anjar. 
  • Lebanon 1966. Ruins of Anjar. 

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Other World Cultural Heritage Properties in Lebanon (on this web site). For more information about the individual properties, please refer to the UNESCO-listing, Lebanon-section. 

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