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Pigeon Rocks in Raouche

| Raouché, Beirut, Lebanon
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a very normal corniche

Just an average corniche walk. Nothing too famous. Although real-estate is very expensive there... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
CharbelK
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Beirut, Lebanon
See Raouche's pigeon Rock on bike

I traveled to Beirut a while back, probably in 2012 and I feel obliged to write this review because... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Malak H
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Ramallah, Palestinian Territories
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| Raouché, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Just an average corniche walk. Nothing too famous. Although real-estate is very expensive there, and the surrounding hotels, and some of the cafés are nice.

Thank CharbelK
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I traveled to Beirut a while back, probably in 2012 and I feel obliged to write this review because I enjoyed my time there despite the tight schedule. I had work all day long and took advantage of my free time before 9 to see...More

Thank Malak H
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This famous Lebanese landmark is well worth the effort to see. Sitting in a small inlet these two rocks are picture perfect and are rather impressive. The viewing area is well maintained and offers a number of opportunities for some great photos. There is also...More

1  Thank Tony W
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Raouche area in Beirut is famous for its Pigeon Rocks. The view is fantastic and renders peace of mind. If you feel like a walk this is the place to be. It is enjoyable to walk by amongst many or to sit at the banks...More

Thank hudanahas
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I had seen them in a review on youtube and I thought I'd love to see them in real life. They are very beautiful and picturesque.

Thank Marguerite C
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

When you see it you feel like stand in front of one of great King .. really love it wonderful place nice and helpful people

Thank Morad A
Reviewed 26 December 2016

you can pass by car or if you want to stop by and look to the view, some restaurants are available next to it but with very bad service must see ...

Thank asedki
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

You can't be in Beirut without having seen the pigeon rocks and to take a tipical touristic pic! I haven't done a boat trip to see them closer yet, cause I am not sure about it.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

This landmark used to be called lovers rock as they would stroll on the opposite sidewalk, hand in hand, enjoying beautiful Mediterranean sunny day breeze or sunset or during calm moonlight on the waters below. It was also called suicide rock as lovers would jump...More

Thank MoChehab53
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I lived across the street from Pigeon Rock in the late 50's. I don't know if this is true today ... but at least once a month someone would commit suicide by jumping. I also remember boy scout troops camping on top of the larger...More

Thank tyfh
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Mohammad K
22 June 2017|
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Response from soodprashant | Reviewed this property |
You can see it from rhe road. Its very close. Do boat rides in byblos
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Radwa S
1 July 2016|
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Response from worldender | Reviewed this property |
Once you are in Beirut center, take any taxi and ask to be driven there. From any point of central Beirut, it's around 20 minutes by taxi. Should not cost more than $10.
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Dalia R
21 December 2015|
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Response from Michaelrizk | Reviewed this property |
YES .. just put on your Winter Clothes .. the weather gonna be OK and you will enjoy a lot :) Have a nice trip
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