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Anjar

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Lebanon
Description:
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.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Anjar", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.