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National Museum of Beirut

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National Museum of Beirut

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Hotel pick up between: 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM<br><br>First visit Jeita Grotto, which was nominated as one of the 7 Wonders of the World, enjoy a scenic cable car ride up to the upper cave,after exploring, take a train ride down to the lower cave where you will take a boat ride under the river cavern.<br><br>Second Visit the statue of Our Lady of Lebanon, Harissa, which overlooks the Jounieh Bay, and offers panoramic views similar to that of Rio de Janeiro’s statue of Christ, enjoy a cable car ride up to Harissa<br><br>Last Visit Byblos, one of the oldest still inhabited cities in the world 8000 years old. Walk through the old souq, visit the Byblos Castle, Fossils Museum, Wax Museum, Byblos old port, and St Jean Marc Church.<br><br>Return back to Beirut Arrival time between 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
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ASSkix wrote a review Dec 2020
London, United Kingdom5 contributions
Beirut natiol museum is a must visit when you are are in Beirut. The miuseum is amazing and you can spend there about 3 hours and it is a must introduction for Lebanon
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Date of experience: December 2020
jakeyboygetslost wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom216 contributions51 helpful votes
This place was highly recommended and while it was interesting, there is very little information about the items on display as you walk round which detracted from the overall experience. The building is stunning and great to explore. The items downstairs including the bodies was interesting!
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Date of experience: March 2020
R T wrote a review Mar 2020
Sydney, Australia12 contributions3 helpful votes
The National Museum was on our to-do list, learning about the extremely rich history was insane! I highly recommend it for anyone who is interested in learning about the history of Lebanon ... must say the mummy exhibit was super eerie but amazing! (I visited in July 2019) - The staff were also super lovely!
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Date of experience: July 2019
JCD41 wrote a review Mar 2020
Scotland, United Kingdom9 contributions10 helpful votes
This is a beautiful museum housing some fascinating archeological gems. Beirut has some truly fascinating history and it’s great a tiny portion of it is on display. The admission is very cheap and a real bargain compared to equivalent museums in other major cities. I would definitely recommend taking a couple of hours to look around.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Freddy_on_trips wrote a review Mar 2020
Montreal, Canada2,462 contributions120 helpful votes
The National Museum was on our to do list when we were to visit Lebanon. There was quite an amount of tourist groups but it didn't impact the visit. The entrance fee is very cheap 5000L.L. (around 3$ US) and you get to explore 3 floors including: the sarcophagi downstairs and the 2 mummies. It was a very interesting visit as this museum has many of the items that were hidden during the civil war. Overall : Highly recommended - be sure to go if you are in the area.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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