This place is very holy for Maronite Christians who travel there in their droves. It's a bit of a mission to get there on narrow windy roads and parking is scarce. But the pay off is worth it.
There are many displays pertaining to the old monks who faced near constant persecution and you can see the defensive measures they...
It is an old Maronite Monastery started 1252, it is a great area till you reach the monastery. We had a great time and it was very pleasant.
There is a museum with the first books and bibles that printed in Lebanon.
Old monastery carved inside the mountain at the beginning of the Qadish valley nice walk. I recommend to start with it before you go into the valley, because the fascinating walk might not give you time on your way back.