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Kadisha Valley
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Kadisha Valley

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Lebanon
Best of: Valley, Christianity
Description:
The Qadisha valley is one of the most important early Christian monastic settlements in the world. Its monasteries, many of which are of a great age, stand in dramatic positions in a rugged landscape. Nearby are the remains of the great forest of cedars of Lebanon, highly prized in antiquity for the construction of great religious buildings.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Kadisha Valley", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.