This Shrine is located in Jieh which is a seaside town in Mount Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea. It lies 24km south of Beirut. The Prophet Jonah was said to have landed on its shores when he was spat out of the giant fish described in the Old Testament, and this shrine was built which stands until today. Also for muslims Prophet Jonah is a very important Prophet , and for jew is one of the 12 Prophets included in the Tanakh. The Shrine is visited during all year.