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Noura el Tahta in the region of Aakkâr is located in Lebanon - some 64 mi (or 104 km) North-East of Beirut, the country's capital.

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Current time in Noura el Tahta is now 07:42 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Beirut" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Krak des Chevaliers, Homs, Damascus, Safsafah or Nasirah. While being here, make sure to check out Tall Kalakh, Haitla, Beit el Haj, El Qsair, El Krahne and Aadouiye as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Voyages au Moyen-Orient 1965

Krak des Chevaliers

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Interesting facts about this location


Miniara (also transliterated Minyara) is a village in the District of Akkar, North Lebanon, 9 kilometers east of the Mediterranean Sea, and 3 kilometers south of Halba. The population is between 7,000 and 10,000. Miniara is the birthplace of Ibrahim BEIK El-SARRAF.

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Located at 34.63, 36.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Lebanon

Saint George's Monastery, Homs

Saint George Monastery or Deir Mar Georges is a historic Antiochian Orthodox monastery located in northwestern Syria's "Valley of the Christians" (وادي النصارة, Wadi al-Nasara) in the town of Meshtaye, a village belonging to the Homs Governorate, just a few kilometers north of the famous castle Krak des Chevaliers. The valley is a regional center of Greek Orthodox Christianity since the 6th century.

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Located at 34.63, 36.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Homs Governorate, Christian monasteries established in the 5th century, Christian monasteries in Syria

Nahr al-Kabir al-Janoubi

Nahr al-Kabir al-Janoubi (Arabic for the southern great river, النهر الكبير الجنوبي) is a river in the Middle East flowing into the Mediterranean Sea. The river flows through the Homs Gap. The river forms the northern end of the border between modern day Lebanon and Syria. In antiquity the river was known as Eleutherus. (Eleutheros, Eleuteris) and is referred to as such in the apocryphal 1 Maccabees 11:7 and 12:30. In English, it is also known as the Nahr el-Kebir or simply as the Kebir.

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Located at 34.63, 36.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:International rivers of Asia, Lebanon–Syria border, Rivers of Lebanon, Rivers of Syria


Safita is a city in Tartous Governorate, northwestern Syria, located to the southeast of Tartous and to the northwest of Krak des Chevaliers. The city has a population of 33,000 and is almost equally splited between Greek Orthodox Christians and Alawites. It's situated atop three hills and the valleys between them, in the Syrian Coastal Mountain Range.

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Located at 34.63, 36.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Syria, Populated places in Safita District

Chastel Blanc

Chastel Blanc was built by the Knights Templar during the Crusades upon prior fortifications. Constructed on the middle hill of Safita's three hills, it offers a commanding view of the surrounding countryside, and was a major part of the network of Crusader fortifications in the area. From the roof, one can see from the Mediterranean Sea to the snow-covered mountains of Lebanon, and Tripoli.

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Located at 34.63, 36.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Tartus Governorate, Castles in Syria, Crusader castles, Knights Templar