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Qasr el Ahlam is a castle located in the village of Bakhoun in Dennieh Casa. It was built by Mohamad Hawchar a Lebanese visionary. It is the work of his life. He needed 25 years and stones from all over the world to achieve it.
With a huge similarity to Park Guehl in Barcelona, the master piece of Gaudi, Qasr el Ahlam became a major attraction in the region of Dennieh. Qasr el Ahlam, Bakhoun Denieh Talal Hawshar, tel: 03 511278
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Hardine is home to 30 churches, many are dilapidated and others have collapsed over time, effectively leaving 20 churches that are still in good condition. This relatively high number of churches is indicative of the village’s important religious status. Some of the churches in Hardine are : Mar Takla Church in Haret Kassab, an ancient church that was renovated in 1830 by Saint Hardini’s father and again in 1871 by by his brother, Matanious, and his nephew, Boulos.Mar Tadros Historical Church, which dates back to the tenth century.Mar Challita, Mar Nohra and Mar Elias Churches, which are all found in mountain caves.Mar Yohanna Chkif Cell, which dates back to the Crusader period and is known today as the “Toubawi” Cell.Church of Mar Sarkis and Bakhos, where the baptism of Saint Hardini by Father Mikhael Thabet took place.Mar Shina Church, which has been standing in the village square since 1844.
In addition, the headquarters of the Maronite Patriarchate was located in Hardine before it…