Great place to visit. The cedar is present in the lebanese flag for a reason. After visiting the place u can understand it and feel the power and spirit of the cedars forest. Its... read more
The Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve created by virtue of Law No. 9...
The Tannourine Cedar Forest Nature Reserve created by virtue of Law No. 9 on February 25, 1999. The reserve is managed by a committee in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment.
The reserve protects the largest and most dense cedar forest of cedar in Lebanon (625ha). The cedars accounts for more than 80% of the total number of trees exceed 2,500,000 trees. Other trees that can be found are oaks, junipers and maples living all together. The unique geography and topography of the forest protected the forest from human exploitation. Since 2006, the reserve has been declared an "important bird area (IBA). The reserve constitutes an ecological and scientific niche of plant and animal biodiversity