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Jeita Grotto

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Address: 20 km North of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
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+961-9-22-08-41-3
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Magnificent underground caverns can be explored by boat and on foot.

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Breathtaking cave. The upper section is about a half-hour hike; the lower section at ten-minute boat ride. A few steps in the upper vault, but nothing onerus. Much recommended.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Breathtaking cave. The upper section is about a half-hour hike; the lower section at ten-minute boat ride. A few steps in the upper vault, but nothing onerus. Much recommended.

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This cave is truly stupendous. Some of the largest stalactites in the world in a well-lit and well-maintained cave pathway. Take a cable-car to the top. The lower grotto has a small boat ride and is also beautiful. Only problem is trash at the bottom of the gorge on the way to the top. But the cave itself is really... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely of the best places I've ever been to! You won't see such thing anywhere else. The whole experience is totally worth it.. the greenery outside the grotto and the boat tour you take inside are just mind-blowing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really cool natural phenomenon. And I like how they have maintained it. The folks that work there are pretty knowledgeable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, you should be able to take photos- even if no flash or professional cameras. What a beautiful cave system. There are two caves, the higher one is accessible by short and very enjoyable cable car ride. The cave system is well lit up and has excellent pathways. It was a shame to see that people had thrown coins in... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The upper grotto is amazing with a ten minute walkway there and back thru the grotto. Staff every 20 minutes to check your not taking photos. The lower grotto with the boat ride through it is just as good. Stunning. Out of this world. However NO PHOTO policy?!?! For such an amazing place it's a real shame. And no real... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The upper and lower grotto of Jeita are marvelous! I've visited caves in the U.S. and another grotto and Lebanon but this was spectacular. When you arrive, you can either take a cable car or walk up the steep hill to the grottos. The Upper Grotto is full of interesting stalactites and stalagmites in various shapes, designs, and heights. There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Having been lucky enough to see a number of different caves in various countries it must be said these two caves are in the top three. The top grotto was breathtaking in size, condition and the number of formations. We were fortunate enough to be able to enter the lower grotto and do the boat ride. The only problem with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The place is peace of art located between green mountains inside its really something you will like starting from fresh cold water and incredible rocks designed by nature you must see this place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I think it is best place you can visit in the world, the lower and the upper grotto you can spend very happy time in this charming place and ask how can they use the nature to perform a very wonderful picture? Also enjoy the fantastic boat, really I wish I can visit it again

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