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Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve

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Fabulous Cedar forest trails!

First, it's worth checking shoufcedar.org website if you can. Sometimes their homepage doesn't work... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
wq2345
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southern california
Fresh Air.

Here you can find amazing views for cedars , mounts and also you can get some good fresh air , we... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Yahya F
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Barouk Mountain | Maasser Park House - Maasser El Chouf - Lebanon, Barouk, Lebanon
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All reviews the reserve cedar forest fresh air entrance fee old trees nice place my parents bird watching few hours must visit place great tour visit lebanon large group couple of hours amazing views drive beirut
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, it's worth checking shoufcedar.org website if you can. Sometimes their homepage doesn't work so just use google and directly link to a page within their website and then it should be fine. As avid hikers we wanted to find a place to experience a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Here you can find amazing views for cedars , mounts and also you can get some good fresh air , we walk through specific path for 1 hr , you can get a good photo there .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yahya F
Reviewed 3 October 2018

You'll feel the majesty of the place, if you listen carefully you'll hear the wind into the the cedar branches, if you're lucky you'll have some fog that day and you'll enjoy it even more - while there plant a cedar in your name or...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Drhusseiny M
Reviewed 30 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Roy M
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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
16 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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