St. John Monastery is located in the village of Karkha, to the north
east of Saidon. You can reach it from Mieh w Mieh by taking the road to
Ain El Deleb, Al Kanayeh, Al Kiyya3a, Eshmoun, then take the road toward
Karkha. You pass through the village of Karkha, and you reach the
A majestic view
surrounding the monastery, indicating the holiness of the place. When
you reach the place, an old oak tree welcomes you, then using some
stairs, you start going down to the old church, where a statue of St.
John Baptizing Jesus is positioned outside the church. Then going down
in a cave, and some little stairs, you can get into the church.
We advise the visit
to that holy place.