About Jounie

Jounieh or Junia is a coastal city about 16 km (10 mi) north of Beirut, Lebanon. Jounieh is known for its seaside resorts and bustling nightlife, as well as its old stone souk, ferry port, and cablecar, which takes passengers up the mountain to the shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa. Above Jounieh, and on the way to Harissa, a small hill named Bkerk√© or Bkerki, overlooking the Jounieh bay, is the seat of the Patriarch of the