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What to see in Beirut

Beirut Attractions


Uncommonly blessed with a wide range of sights and activities, Beirut is truly able to cater to tourists' every whim. Culture junkies will check out the National Museum of Beirut, housing important archaeological artefacts. Additionally, the world's finest example of imperial Roman architecture survives the Tempels of Baalbek.

Beachgoers head to Ramlet el Baida, while adventurers go skiing on nearby Mount Lebanon in the winter. One can also go snorkelling among shipwrecks and ruins in the Mediterranean Sea, or hike up to the Our Lady of Lebanon statue in Harissa.

Whether mixing with locals on the Corniche at sunset, browsing some of Beirut's cosmopolitan shops and restaurants, or exploring the incredible underground cave network of the Jeita Grotto, visitors will be blissfully busy while on holiday in Beirut.


Al-Omari Mosque

One of the biggest and oldest mosques in Lebanon, the Al-Omari Mosque in Beirut is a worthwhile tourist attraction,…

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Beirut Hippodrome

Officially the Hippodrome Du Parc De Beyrouth, the Beirut Hippodrome comes highly recommended by visitors…

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Hamra Street

If Beirut is indeed the Paris of the East, then Hamra Street is the Champs Elysees. A centre of intellectual…

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National Museum of Beirut

Located on Museum Street in the heart of the city, the National Museum Beirut has a history that rivals its…

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The Corniche

Encircling Beirut's promontory, the Corniche is a seaside promenade and pedestrian walkway that constantly…

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