Deir el Qamar

Deir el Qamar

Deir al-Qamar is a village in south-central Lebanon. The village is notable for its 15th-century Fakhreddine Mosque, Fakhreddine II Palace, and other historical palaces and administrative buildings. The 17th century Deir al-Qamar Synagogue is also in the village.

Site Information

Country: Lebanon

District: Mount Lebanon Governorate

Site History: 15th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: All the natural site of the Chouf region with monuments and archaeological sites found there

Date of Submission: 1996

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