The city is famous for its historical churches and sites some dating back to the 7th century. Among the many archeological features of Batroun is St-Stephan’s Cathedral; It is considered to be among the biggest in Lebanon and overlooks the town harbor. In its old streets, a Phoenician fortress and a theatre excavated by the Romans from which only eleven steps remain. Batroun is also known for its port, since the main source of income for its citizens has been for many years fishing. Along the charming coast of the city lay many beaches and resorts, along with a bundle of restaurants serving a variety of food ranging from Lebanese cuisine to local seafood specialties and western dishes. It is also important to mention the famous fresh and delicious lemonade. Batroun has also become vibrant at night, harboring a variety of nightclubs and pubs not to forget its cultural festivals and events celebrated in summer.