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Tripoli (Lebanon)

city in northern Lebanon

99km

34.43333335.85

North Lebanon

Northern Lebanon uniquely blends the outdoors with extensive historical and cultural attractions. With the country’s highest mountain, Qornet es-Sawda (3,090m), as well as the highest ski resort, The Cedars, this region offers a rocky, rugged terrain that makes Lebanon unique in the Middle East. At the far northern end of the Mt. Lebanon range, the Akkar region is the most remote area of the country, housing traditional villages and beautiful scenery.

99km

34.43335.85

Homs

city in western Syria

124km

34.73083336.709444

Byblos

Mediterranean city in the Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon

129km

34.1235.65

Jeita

human settlement in Lebanon

144km

33.9535.64

Baalbek

city located in Lebanon

145km

34.006936.2039

Beirut

capital of Lebanon

152km

33.88694435.513056

Zahle

capital and largest city of Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon

155km

33.83333335.916667

Aleppo

city and governorate capital of Aleppo, Syria

165km

36.216737.1667
Sights

Tartus

city in Syria

59km

34.8833333335.88333333

Apamea

a former Roman city that once housed about half a million people. Apamea was hit by an earthquake in the 12th century and much of it was destroyed but it still boasts a long street lined with columns, some of which have twisted fluting.

68km

35.41836.398

Krak des Chevaliers

the archetypal Crusader castle, magnificently preserved and not to be missed

89km

34.766736.3

Khalid ibn al-Walid Mosque

Noted for its Ottoman-Turkish architectural style, the mosque is dedicated to Khalid ibn al-Walid, an Arab military commander who led the Muslim conquest of Syria in the 7th century following the decisive Battle of Yarmouk, which put an end to Byzantine rule in Syria.

125km

34.7367836.71559

Dead Cities

a series of towns that once formed part of Antioch. They have long since been abandoned but make an interesting stop for tourists. Al Bara boasts pyramidal tombs and formerly grand archways set on modern farm land. Serjilla is another famous dead city.

136km

36.3333333336.83333333

Church of Saint Simeon Stylites

A church built in 490 AD and World Heritage Site that was dedicated to the famous hermit, St Simeon the Stylite. This church was built around the pillar on which Simeon lived and prayed and became a major centre of pilgrimage. The church was heavily damaged by an air strike in 2015.

137km

36.3341666736.84388889

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Latakia

Syria
Latakia (اللاذقية), also spelt Lattakia, is a major port in Syria, with a population of 550,000.

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Climate

Average temperatures

Jan

15.6°C8.4
Precipitation: 162.6 mm

Feb

16.3°C9
Precipitation: 99.8 mm

Mar

18.4°C10.9
Precipitation: 90.6 mm

Apr

21.5°C14
Precipitation: 44.2 mm

May

24.2°C17.1
Precipitation: 21 mm

Jun

26.8°C20.9
Precipitation: 4.5 mm

Jul

28.9°C24
Precipitation: 0.9 mm

Aug

29.7°C24.5
Precipitation: 4.5 mm

Sep

29°C22.1
Precipitation: 7.8 mm

Oct

26.8°C18.4
Precipitation: 67.1 mm

Nov

22.1°C13.7
Precipitation: 95.2 mm

Dec

17.3°C10
Precipitation: 160.7 mm
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