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Quick Guide

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Adventure and hedonism are the first words that come to mind when mentioning Beirut. The capital of Lebanon with its trendy bars in Mar Mikhael, narrow streets of Hamra, and the glamorous downtown area can cater everyone’s appetite. From historical landmarks and art galleries to a number of upscale nightclubs and Michelin star restaurants, Beirut is a magical city that charms its visitors in every way. When it comes to food, The Lebanese cuisine is world famous and there are restaurants opening every day. Try the authentic Lebanese dishes, such as Baba ghanouj, vicia faba, Kousa Mahshi and Pastirma for a real taste of Beirut.

The best way to learn about the history of the city is to take the Beirut Old City Walk, a guided tour with a local expert. For shoppers who are looking for authentic Lebanese souvenirs, Beirut Souks is a trading centre where you can find absolutely anything, from clothes and movies. For a perfect sunset, take a walk or ride a bike along the Corniche. It is a seaside promenade that attracts wealthy tourists and offers an amazing view over the city. This path goes to the Raouché neighborhood where you can see the famous Pigeons Rocks.

Beirut Key Facts

  • Lebanese pound
  • 5.5 hrs
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Nearest Airports

  • Beirut Airport (BEY)
  • Damascus International Airport (DAM) - 58 miles
  • Rosh Pina Airport (RPN) - 69 miles
  • Haifa Airport (HFA) - 69 miles
  • Ben Gurion Intl Airport (TLV) - 90 miles
  • King Hussein Airport (OMF) - 90 miles
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