In Pictures: Ibrahim Shaker Palace – Ras Al Jabal / Aley

Saudi enterprise magnate Ibrahim Shaker had his villa in-built one of the vital strategic areas in Aley within the 1950s. Shaker was a enterprise pioneer in Saudi Arabia and a member of the Administrative Committee of the primary Chamber of Commerce and Business in Jeddah, a committee based in 1946 and that included Jeddah’s elite merchants.

The villa’s location was subsequent to the notorious Hill 888, a extremely strategic spot, which witnessed lots of occasions throughout Lebanon’s civil struggle, primarily within the Mountain Conflict and Souk el Gharb battle. It was even used throughout the 2008 clashes between Hezbollah and PSP. Shaker’s villa was severely broken throughout the struggle and though it bought purchased and bought many occasions, it was by no means restored.

Jad Ghorayeb paid the villa a go to and shared some superior photos. I additionally discovered previous photos of the villa courtesy of The Life image assortment.

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