Deir el Qamar, Chouf district
The Palace of Emir Ahmad Chehab, now known as George Baz Palace, is located in south central Lebanon, in Deir el Qamar in the Chouf. Emir built the palace for his wife in 1755; she had it sold after his death to George Baz, a prominent political figure at the time. The two-story palace features a central courtyard and basin. Around the courtyard, there are bedrooms, apartments, and baths. The impressive portal, or entrance, is a mosaic of different-colored stones.