Architecture 59 km)
town 7 km south of Moukhtara, is interesting for its old
buildings in the style of Beiteddine. Of particular note is
the former palace of Ali Pasha Jumblat, a confederate of
Fakhreddine II (died in 1635). This and other buildings in the
feudal style are still partly in use, although in need of
Baadaran is also known for its abayas, usually made with gold
embroidery on dark colors.
Between Moukhtara and Baadaran, the attractive village of
Ammatour also retains its traditional mountain architecture.
Above Ammatour look for an ancient khalwa, where Druze
initiates meet for prayer and meditation.
Palace of Ali