It is one of the cities in the Lebanese Beqaa. It is the fourth largest city in Lebanon after Beirut, it is located 55 km east of the capital Beirut. Called the "Bride of the Beqaa." Founded in 1711 and managed to build the first republic in the east between 1825 and 1858.
Famous with her valley which Being the Bardouni River and its restaurants are scattered along its banks.
Zahle is the most recent city between most Lebanese cities. And nicknamed the "capital of Catholicism in the Middle" and "city of churches"; it contains about 50 church, and considers the largest Christian city in the east.
Zahle characterized by old houses, red-brick archways. Concentrated image Zahle regionalism and global products of arak and wine and food.