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Beit Eddine

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Address: Beiteddine, Lebanon
Phone Number: +961 5 500 077
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US$65.00*
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Beiteddine and Deir El Qamar Half-Day Trip from Beirut
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Full-Day Tour of Beirut, Beiteddine and Deir El Qamar

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I heard of Beit Eddine because I was researching Deir al qamar, and I came only expecting beautiful views; but the Beit Eddine palace has beautiful rooms and mosaic on display... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I heard of Beit Eddine because I was researching Deir al qamar, and I came only expecting beautiful views; but the Beit Eddine palace has beautiful rooms and mosaic on display - something I didn't expect as it is in the "middle of nowhere"...

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Loved it, so much history and glamour of the rich and famous centuries ago. The building is amazing with so much to look at. Really enjoyed it and the kids loved roaming around the building and its many rooms. The tiles and mosaics are beautiful, there are lots to see around this historic building

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A palace that the president uses I assume. The grounds are stunning, and the mosaics even more so; I would suggest that the mosaics are the main reason for visiting. The state rooms give an air of sophistication but rank below the mosaics in terms of awe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The castle is amazing, you get to dive into an era of lebanon's history. It is very well preserved, the surroundings are also amazing: typical small lebanese old houses, and the nature is so beautiful and peaceful. Highly recommended. Just dont go around the beiteddine festival because the settings are not very beautiful for a visit of the palace

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This palace is one of the old traditional palaces in Lebanon its used as the summer resident fir the president U must visit when u visit Lebanon

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The palace is breathtaking with its Turkish baths and decorated rooms. Lot's of historical details about the Sultan's life. Try to find the cross hidden in the ceiling that showed that the Sultan had converted to Christianity. The grounds are immaculate with the manicured gardens. The architectural details, amazing. It takes about an hour plus drive from Beirut, we enjoyed... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We had never heard of this palace but it was on our custom tour itinerary. It was quite an amazing place, very popular with day trippers and tourists as well as for wedding party photos. When we were there, there was a stage setup for an annual concert event.

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Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I ve been to this lovely place many times in my life u can spend some good times while discovering its beauty wonderful gardens structure and shapes

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Palace of Prince Bechir, built approx. 1800. Due to the ongoing Beit Eddine festival lots of visitors, mainly Lebanese were there. A must see is the Hammam and the former stables where there are 6-7th century AD mosaics are to be found. Entry fee is affordable. Beautiful environment Closed on Mondays

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

History place and beautiful ; the views are amazing, while many of the rooms, beautiful architecture, nice place to visite for family.

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