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Jezzine is a town in Lebanon, 40 kilometers (25 miles) s... - Secret World

Jezzin, Libano

by Ramona Klinsky
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Overview

Jezzine is a town in Lebanon, 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Beirut. The town is situated dramatically on a rocky promontory that overlooks a deep valley 40-meter high. It is surrounded by mountain peaks and pine forests at an average altitude of 950 meters (3,117 feet). It is the main summer resort and tourist destination of South Lebanon (more info on Wikipedia). There you can find café houses and restaurants that overlook the wonderful landscape of Wadi Jezzine. This cliff town is also famous in Lebanon for its production of handmade, traditional cutlery and daggers with decorative inlays.