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Jeita Grotto

20 km North of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
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Magnificent underground caverns can be explored by boat and on foot.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (103 reviews)
“cable car” (69 reviews)
“lower cave” (61 reviews)
20 km North of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worth to go there. Especially the lower grot is beautifull. With the boat you can make a tour in the beautifull clean water in the grot.

Thank Angelique d
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are in Beirut it is a must to visit.. Lower grotto and the river is an amazing experience!!!!

Thank Eva P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Too great for words. Ii should definitely be ranked with the 7 wonders of the world. I can’t find any word to describe this place, so I added few pictures. Camera and cell phones are not allowed but I cheated.

Thank Marie E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A definite must visit landmark with 1000s of years of geological phenomenal stalagmites. Photography is not allowed inside the grotto...

Thank IamWael
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During my last visit to Beirut. I visit there it is a great place where you fell a high Positive Energy.

Thank Haythamdiab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Grotto with two young children aged 6 and 11 years. They really loved the cable car which takes you from the car park up to the main Grotto caves. The cave is amazing. You can't believe that this is totally natural. Some...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like to visit places with a natural environment, Jeita is the destination. The Place is Clean, organized, well maintained. but taking photos is not allowed, don't know the reason.if because of the camera flash, they installed inside the cave many many projectors which...More

Thank Ahmad T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best caves I have ever visited. They are very well preserved and have some stunning formations.

Thank walid m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go to Beirut this should be a must on your to do list. Hire a local tour company and have them drive you to this amazing natural wonder! They do not let you bring cameras or phones into the caves but there is...More

Thank Laurluke3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited grottos with stalagmites and stalactites all over the world and can honestly say that these are by far the best I have seen. You can't imagine how all this was formed one drop of water at a time. Completely mind blowing. The...More

1  Thank Lawrencek220
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Olablu C
13 October 2017|
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Response from Lawrencek220 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a lot of stairs but you can enter the begining gallery and see quite a bit. The lower grotto with the boat has little walking since it is a boat ride. but you will have to go down some stairs and also climb into... More
Nirukshi D
23 September 2017|
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Response from Frank M | Reviewed this property |
Google snow at the Cedars of Lebanon and Cedars ski resort guide. Also, weather in Faraya Lebanon, during your stay.
13 July 2017|
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Response from Kikipal | Reviewed this property |
Quite safe, there are officials around the area too