Monastery of Qozhaya

Monastery of Qozhaya

Monastery of Qozhaya is a monastery dedicated to Saint Anthony the Great. It is considered to be one of the oldest monasteries of the valley of Qadisha in the North Governorate of Lebanon. The monastery was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998 as part of Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God.

Site Information

Country: Lebanon

District: North Governorate

Site History: 10th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments

World Heritage Site

Part of: Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God

Date of Inscription: 1998

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