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Top 10 Places To Visit In Beirut

Beirut is one of the most beautiful cities in the Middle Eastern world. Located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, all the places to visit in Beirut city share history and character with some of the most exotic cities in the world – Italy, Morocco, Egypt, and Greece. Needless to say, Beirut tourism has flourished in the past decades.

Old Souks In Jbeil

The Old Souks in Jbeil are on every local’s and tourist’s must-visit list. These historical walkways come alive during the day as a heritage site, and at night, it’s a great place to hang out with friends. Revel in the liveliness of the souks, take a perfect picture, and fill your day (and night) with the best memories!

Al Tal Tripoli

Want to experience what life may have been like in 20th-century Tripoli? Walk through the city’s Tal district. The architecture lining this street will leave you in awe, and the hidden gems you may find exploring the area make this site a must-visit in Lebanon. Don’t be afraid to eat from the local shops as the people of Tripoli do.


Hamra is Beirut’s hub of culture and knowledge. With the largest concentration of universities in Lebanon and a rich cultural history, it’s no secret that a walk through Hamra should be on your list of places to visit in Lebanon. Soak up the hustle and bustle plus the progressive atmosphere as you walk among students, tourists, and locals.

Baatara Gorge Waterfall

The Baatara Gorge Waterfall in Tannourine is one of the best sites to visit in Lebanon. Found by Henri Coiffait in 1952, the waterfall only gained popularity recently, with more locals and tourists hiking up for the perfect picture. Geologists theorize that the site is millions of years old and may have existed alongside the dinosaurs.


Akkar boasts the country’s biggest and most beautiful expanses of nature. Still largely undiscovered by tourists, Akkar is a gem just waiting for explorers to unearth it. It is difficult to get around because of the lack of preparation for visitors, but there is always somewhere to stay. Rent a car and drive around this region of countryside—the views you’ll experience

Qana Al Jaleel

Qana, the site of Christ first miracle and Lebanon’s newest archaeological site. Qana is built around a hill that contains a grotto sanctuary called Al- Jaleel. It is at the sanctuary that, a rock carving of Christ and his disciples where discovered and it is believed that Christ and his followers visited frequently. Near the sanctuary of Jaleel, a Canaanite prophet, six

Khan El Franj

The khan el Franj is one of the many khans or caravansaries built by Fakhreddine II for merchants and goods. This is a typical khan with a large rectangular courtyard and a central fountain surrounded by covered galleries. The center of economic activity for the city in the 19th century, the khan also housed the French consulate. Later, in the 19th

Eshmoun Temple

The Temple of Eshmoun, an ancient place of worship, dedicated to the healing god Eshmoun, is the only Phoenician site in Lebanon that has retained more than its foundation stones. It is located near the Awal River, 2 Km northeast of Sidon. Its oldest remains date back to the sixth century BC, to the Neo-Babylonian period. It had been used throughout the


About 83 km south of Beirut, Tyre is the fourth largest city of Lebanon. It was an island in ages past, celebrated for its beauty. Tyre emerges today from the debris of centuries. Excavations on the site have uncovered remains of the Crusader, Arab, Byzantine and Graeco-Roman cities. Herodotus of Halicarnassus, "Father of History" visited Tyre during the 5th century B.C. and