|Mount Maqlub, Ṭūrāʾ Alfaf
|1,000 m (3,300 ft)
The mountain is famous for the Mar Mattai Monastery which lies close to its southern summit. There exist a number of hermitages that date back to the 4th and 5th century AD, the most important of which are:
- Mar Mattai hermitage, where according to Syriac tradition, Sara, sister of Mar Behnam, was miraculously cured of leprosy by Mar Mattai.
- Bar Hebraeus hermitage which was occupied by Bar Hebraeus during his lifetime.
- The spy’s hermitage which lies at the top of the mountain and was used as a sentry to warn the occupants of the monastery of bandits.