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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” (107 reviews)
“cable car” (70 reviews)
“lower cave” (62 reviews)
20 km North of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you haven't been to geita grotto you must do it and fast! Honestly I've been there once while I was a little kid and decided to go back in September to explore it after I heard of the several improvements made there. You will...More

1  Thank Trips2spice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wasn't the first grotto we have seen or been inside of, but it was by far the most impressive so far. There are 2 caves to explore after the cable car ride to the top. The first one is explored on foot, the second...More

Thank Andyrock81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Again, one of the top wonders in the world for a reason. You will walk in and u will stand there in awe! What nature did in there is just out of this world and honestly, words won't do it justice. Btw get a jacket...More

2  Thank Kamal S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was initially indifferent to this place as I was of the view if you've seen one grotto then you've seen them all. Again it was our tour guide who suggested we should visit it. I was so glad I did, as it was one...More

2  Thank Independent R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You arrive and transfer by cable car to the entrance of the grotto, unfortunately they do not allow you to take pictures inside. Once inside, the walkway provides an easy climb to the top. On the way the magic of the formation of the stalactites...More

Thank Theo P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jitta, Geita of Jeita it is all the same, but these caves are something, not to compare with the Grottes de Han in Belgium for instance. These here in Lebanon are the biggest I have ever seen. A pity that you are not allowed to...More

Thank Henk P
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This place was an experience. You CAN'T take pictures inside, they lock your phones and camera's in a safe before you enter. This makes you want to take in as much as possible and just marvel at nature's beauty. This cave is impressive and has...More

Thank Fred G
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We went here on a weekend and it was surprisingly quite. The caves are incredible and our daughter loved the experience and looking at the formations. A definately must if you want to get out of Beirut.

Thank Gail N
Reviewed 7 November 2017

You lose words when you are in the middle of natures wonders carved by water and time (millions of years). The walkway in the upper cave take you inside a cathedral of beautifully carved stalactites and stalagmites of various shapes and sizes. Every visit you...More

Thank eliaselmatni
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Spectacular caves and underground river system. Very walk-able path through the caves which is well lit. Unfortunately no pictures allowed inside and you must leave your belongings in a locker before you enter. Plenty of covered parking and a tram system takes you right up...More

Thank 4l7278
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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