Qazahya is located in the Zgharta District in the North Governorate of Lebanon. It belongs to the Lebanese Maronite Order, known as Baladites.
It is dedicated to Saint Anthony the Great. It is commonly called Qozhaya, in reference to the valley in which it is located. The valley of Qozhaya, along with the valley of Qannoubine to which it is...
Beautiful. Located in one of the most stunning areas of Lebanon, St. Anthony's is well worth the visit. Beautiful, peaceful and enriched with spirituality and peace it's one you should be certain not to miss.
This visit is like a walk through history. It does not feel as if anything has changed to attract visitors etc. it's a holy place and so much can be seen around it. The cave, church and valley are like nothing I have ever experienced. I leave a part of my heart with every time (and my prayers).
The views are breath taking. We were lucky to be there on a gloriously sunny day. The little towns and villages seem to be stuck onto the sides of the mountains very precariously. Well worth the early start to experience such a magical place.
The Monastery of St. Anthony, high up in the mountains near Bcharrre in the Qozhaya Valley, is awe-inspiring. The views are incredible and despite neither of us being religious, the place has a real spirituality and tranquility about it that is hard to put into words. And to top it off, the building is truly beautiful. There is also a...