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Jeita Grotto

Jeita Grotto

Undoubtedly Lebanon's premier sight, the Jeita Grotto is a must-see tourist attraction. Located just 11 miles (about 18km) from Beirut, the Jeita Grotto is an underground complex consisting of two...

Temples of Baalbek

Temples of Baalbek

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the temple complex found at Baalbek - a small town in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, just 56 miles (90km) from Beirut - is regarded as the world's finest surviving example...

Hamra Street

Hamra Street

If Beirut is indeed the 'Paris of the East', then Hamra Street is surely its version of the Champs Elysées. Known as the 'centre of intellectual activity' in Lebanon during the 1970s,...

Our Lady of Lebanon

Our Lady of Lebanon

Our Lady of Lebanon is a bronze statue of the Virgin Mary (painted white for added splendour), dating back from the 19th century, and erected on a hill overlooking the beautiful Bay of Jounieh. A...

National Museum of Beirut

National Museum of Beirut

The National Museum of Beirut - located in Museum Street, in the heart of the city - has a history that is almost as interesting as that of the artefacts it houses. In 1975, during the Lebanese...

The Corniche

The Corniche

Encircling Beirut's promontory, the Corniche is a seaside promenade and pedestrian walkway that constantly throngs with the bustle of daily life. Offering perfect views of the...

Beirut Hippodrome

Beirut Hippodrome

The Beirut Hippodrome (or officially, the Hippodrome Du Parc De Beyrouth) comes highly recommended by visitors to Lebanon's capital city. Every Sunday, mingle with Beirut's elite as they gather...

Al-Omari Mosque

Al-Omari Mosque

One of the biggest and oldest mosques in Lebanon, the Al-Omari Mosque in Beirut is a worthwhile tourist attraction, boasting an interesting history. Built in 1291, the Al-Omari mosque was one...

Sidon (Saida)

Sidon (Saida)

Lebanon's third-largest city, Sidon (or Saida, in Arabaic) - a city full of interesting cultural sights and fantastic shopping opportunities - makes for a worthwhile excursion from Beirut. Located...

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