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Jeita Grotto - Harissa - Byblos Trip
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Jeita Grotto - Harissa - Byblos Trip

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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
US$29.90 per adult
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cutelady Baluch wrote a review Jun 2020
Muscat Governorate, Oman1,122 contributions144 helpful votes
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A Romanesque architecture Mosque in Beirut commercial district It was built in the year 635 . severely damaged during the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990), then it was renovated in 2004 in a way that preserved the origins and history of the mosque, and a second minaret was built on the northwest corner and a new courtyard supported by columns ...
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Date of experience: October 2019
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dmittleman wrote a review Jan 2020
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida1,346 contributions559 helpful votes
Formerly a church, the structure is not the Al-Omari Mosque. It's interesting to see how the building was transitioned from one religion to the other. It's often not open.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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AmrBadran wrote a review Nov 2019
Cairo, Egypt330 contributions63 helpful votes
It was very challenging to find it, though it was directly in front of our eyes! No proper sign, no proper information. Poor lighting at night. A lot needs to be done from the outside. Very beautiful from the inside though.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Maria P wrote a review Oct 2019
Maidstone, United Kingdom196 contributions51 helpful votes
It sure has a charm to it, it was originally a Byzantine church, then a Roman bathhouse and then converted to a cathedral and finally became a mosque. It is a very friendly place and we were fortunate to have a lovely lady and her daughter explain to us various things about the mosque.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Jurgen B wrote a review Oct 2019
Brussels, Belgium2,450 contributions618 helpful votes
This mosque isn't beautiful (not inside nor outside) but it has a certain charm when you sit almost alone inside
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Date of experience: September 2019
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