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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place represents a sample of the Lebanese culture and traditions. Great place to show young visitors.

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This modern castle, 40 Km from Beirut, was built a man who stated when he was a child that he would live in a castle, and after being mocked by his teacher he became determined to prove him wrong. It's relatively expensive to go in...More

Thank martyncymro
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Nice story about living the dream And as others have said nice models of lebanese culture. Large collection of guns and some other historical items. Negatives are the price and the state of the collections slowly gathering dust. Plus the graffiti on all the walls...More

Thank James188113
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This is really one of Lebanon’s best places that I’ve be been to so far! It’s a castle for Mr. Moussa who built it in challenge with his teacher that didn’t want him to draw his dream castle & for the girl he loved &...More

Thank Marian N
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

There is an interesting story behind this castle. The entrance fee was a little pricy but we found it worth it. Lots of depiction of lebanese culture.

Thank habinur
Reviewed 29 October 2017

What a great story, especially when you hear it from Moussa himself. it is a must visit place, all hand made by the owner himself, A true story of a livening dreamer.

Thank Fouad H
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Moussa Castle resides in a beautiful area of the Chouf Mountains about 1 hour outside of Beirut. If you are fortunate, you may be able to meet Moussa himself. It seems Moussa had dreams of building a castle during his boyhood and was able to...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Visited the palace more than once and will take my children one day, it makes history alive with lots of stories inside and i love the moving statues and the old building, i wish they add a documentary video and some videos on screens which...More

Thank MAT237
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Not worth the entrance fee! We made a day trip out of visiting this castle along with Beitadein palace nearby. The Mousa castle is great if you like man made quaint mannequins doing everyday things. It is amazing that one man made all of the...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Castle is nothing to brag about nor is the story of the man who built. Staff was stand offish and the bathroom was filthy and stinking of very bad odor. Would not recommend.

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