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Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve

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amazing

very well preserved and maintained. excellent escape from the hustle and bustle of beirut! the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wael K
Amazing

Such a romantic and quiet place , the way up is just breathtaking and the reserve it self is very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
64hudat
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Barouk Mountain | Maasser Park House - Maasser El Chouf - Lebanon, Barouk, Lebanon
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Reviewed 3 days ago

very well preserved and maintained. excellent escape from the hustle and bustle of beirut! the staff was very helpful.

Thank Wael K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Such a romantic and quiet place , the way up is just breathtaking and the reserve it self is very clean and well maintained, fresh air and magnificent views , one of the places that I will never forget

Thank 64hudat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent place for hiking or relaxing and meditating. I was impressed how big this reserve is and how it has been preserved and maintained This time we took the short track as we have not been equipped for a long ride and we had...More

Thank Youssef B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a peaceful and beautiful forest. However we did not see many cedars, there are mostly pine trees.

Thank _carolinefollowing
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Lebanon has many Cedar forests and this is the second most impressive one after the Cedars of God in the north, you ca find trees that are thousands of years old and the scenery is breathtaking.

Thank Alain A
Reviewed 4 August 2018

A place that will bring you the peace and the rest you need. A place where you forget everything. Just fill your eyes with the "ancestors of Lebanon", the cedars, so huge and overwhelming, and quietness interrupted by few birds and other's tourists' voices:)...just feel...More

1  Thank Drhusseiny M
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

The reserve is huge and amazing! The scenery is breathtaking ... A car is needed to get there. The entrance fee was 7000 LL.

Thank Roy M
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Totally worth it , I strongly recommend it if you like to be in nature and feel the Earth . The trees are over 2000 years old and there is so much beauty and serenity there . There are lakes and lots of hiking if...More

Thank Jean-Claude R
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We've always gone to the cedars in the north, but the cedars at Barouk are way more impressive! The trees are bigger, which I suppose means they are older. They're near Maaser, a gorgeous village that has overnight accommodations.

1  Thank marsher
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We went up to the Barouk reserve. It represent the 30% of the lebanese forest with 500 km2 of surface. The clouds passing by and the sublime atmosphere makes of this place a Sanctuary more than a forest. We arrived with the car directly to...More

1  Thank Jose E
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changil0w
23 February 2018|
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Response from sgirguis | Reviewed this property |
No food allowed to be brought in. Great little restaurants on the way up or down the mountain.
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Djodi
17 September 2017|
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Response from sgirguis | Reviewed this property |
An hour is sufficient to get up to some of the cedars. The guides are very helpful so just tell hem what your time constraint is.
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roccoschmied
3 June 2017|
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Response from joelV8528XQ | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it very much. This is a nature reserve which is strictly protected.
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