"The Lost Umayyad City of Aanjar" Top 5 Page for this destination `Anjar by iwys
`Anjar Travel Guide: 31 reviews and 193 photos
The lost Umayyad city of Aaanjar was rediscovered by archaeologists in the 1940s. Without your own vehicle, it is quite difficult to reach, but the hike through the surrounding countryside of the Bekaa valley is quite pleasant.
It really does have the feel of a lost city, and during the two hours I spent wandering around the ruins, I never saw another visitor.
There is a lone column, with a Greco-Roman inscription on it. It used to stand at the entrance of a Byzantine church,... more travel advice
The main residential area, where the ordinary citizens of Aanjar lived, is to the right of the cardo maximus, as you... more travel advice
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