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Beit Eddine

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Address: Beiteddine, Lebanon
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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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Beit Eddine is a must for Lebanese and tourists alike! The people in charge are nice and you will truly feel like you are in another country since the place is so serene and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beit Eddine is a must for Lebanese and tourists alike! The people in charge are nice and you will truly feel like you are in another country since the place is so serene and tranquil.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Beiteddine Palace--and the town, Beiteddine--are a bit of a windy drive from Beirut. Once you get there (the drive is amazing!), Beiteddine is a palace plopped into the side of the mountain where the town finds itself. When you enter the palace, you face a large open courtyard and you can imagine different groups of soldiers--from Ottoman, French, to Lebanese--standing... More 

Thank eldosokyjl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

This palace, used as the Lebanese President's summer residence is an amazing piece of history in a country replete with historical structures. The grounds are amazing and when you enter the rooms it only gets better. The attention to detail on the mosaic flooring is brilliant as are the ornate ceilings in many of the rooms. Well worth the small... More 

Thank Tony W
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

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 20 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.

Thank DavidSpy
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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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Daphne, Alabama
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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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