Saghbine

The water spring of Ain Shouaa is 1 km from the village in a picnic area whereas the spring of Ain el Ghazireh is located near the center of the village. In the center one can also see old rock basins that were used for the preparation of grape molasses and bulgar wheat.

The Saint Georges church was built in the late 18th century and is characterised by its architecture. One can also visit the house of Mfaleh el Ajami, built in 1910 and is now a high school.

From the upper parts of the village the visitors can see the recent cedar forests of Baaloul, Lala and Joub Jannine. These Anti-Lebanon forest absorb humidity from the man-made Qaraoun lake.

Distance from Beirut 73 km
Altitude 1,000 meters

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