Things to do in Beirut

Top Things to Do in Beirut

Things to Do in Beirut

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  • DWPJANSEN
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands2 contributions
    Not too large so if you take your time it is a nice one to explore. Make sure to check the basement also.
    Written 12 June 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • David H
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates51 contributions
    Worth checking out, even if the prices are higher than elsewhere in the town. Several well known restaurants with large outdoor seating areas.
    Written 6 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Vincent N
    Paris, France1 contribution
    I had the privilege to join a private guided tour by the founder of this beautiful museum, Mr Salim Eddé. I cannot decide which was the most astonishing : the exhaustive collection of minerals or his extensive knowledge on the subject of minerals and geology.
    I have visited several natural science museums, but none of their mineral departments can compete with the Mim Museum.
    The smaller section dedicated to lebanese fossiles is worth visiting too.
    If you are only interested in seeing beautiful minerals, 2 hours should be enough.
    If you want to read the information or use the informative panels (and their very user-friendly interface), add an extra hour.
    Written 26 June 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Shamz
    Cardiff, UK53 contributions
    Stunning Mosque inside and out, amazing feel. Heard the azaan and its juts beautiful. Security before you in but nice staff ready to help.

    The Church next to the Mosque is just an amazing view to see.
    Written 3 March 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Suzanne V
    Phoenix, AZ119 contributions
    Unless you are staying in a hotel nearby or grabbing a bite to eat, this viewpoint is only a 15-20 minute stop in your day. It was beautiful at sunset, but I had hoped for a more intimate experience viewing the Rocks from a restaurant balcony drinking with my guy.
    Written 21 June 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • jeremyseda
    Post Falls, ID157 contributions
    I absolutely love the American University of Beirut! The students, staff and faculty are so welcoming and representative of the people of Lebanon—hard working, positive, and looking to make positive changes in the world. I’m so impressed at how many people passionately working on making a difference with digital accessibility and inclusion within AUB and the country as a whole! The AUB Accessibility for a Bolder Learning Experience (ABLE) Summit is an amazing celebration of knowledge and advocacy for people with disabilities. It’s refreshing to see the genuine care that AUB stakeholders possess for others, despite any crises going on the last three years.

    On top of the amazing things that AUB is doing, the campus is amazing with hundreds of varieties of trees from all over the world adding to the character of this campus. If you’re in Beirut, you must pay a visit to the AUB campus.
    Written 5 April 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Ayah
    14 contributions
    Stayed in a hostel in this area, very chic neighborhood filled with many restaurants and bars. Walking distance from the new large mosque built in Lebanon. Highly recommend spending a night here with friends
    Written 10 November 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Hale S
    London, UK5 contributions
    It is a shopping mall but most of the shops are not open and there is much security there. nice to walk around
    Written 24 September 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • The Weak Knee Traveler
    Singapore, Singapore11,767 contributions
    This is the main part of Beirut if you are looking for food and entertainment (pubs etc). There are also a lot of accommodations in this part of town and it is also pretty near the sea.
    Written 4 June 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Peter Slabbaert
    Bornem, Belgium1,186 contributions
    The Beirut Corniche is probably one of most beautiful promenades if you want to make a long and relaxing walk. Starting at the Zaytunay Bay this promenade stretches out for several km's with some nice view points such as the pigeon rocks. Even during the cooler winter-month of december people love to stroll along this open area. We were lucky with the weather so for us it felt more or less like spring. Most enjoyable to watch the fishermen at the shore. Even when the evening falls there are still lots of people gathering together. There are a lot of new buildings but now and then you can find some older buildings in between which gives the environment a typical feeling.
    Written 31 December 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • merry
    43 contributions

    Such a beautiful building from the outside.. Inside very powerful art, pretty amazing, never experienced so much emotions in a museum. The entrence fee is not compulsory and you can take pictures inside
    Written 6 October 2020
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  • merry
    43 contributions
    This church will surprise you in many ways. It's an eighteenth century church that was built on top of a much earlier one from the 4th century. The much older church had been forgotten for hundreds of years, but a bombardment that took place during the Lebanese civil war (1975-1990) unveiled the ancient church when a bomb bore a hole through the newer church's floor. It is possible to visit the older church during the day through a separate entrance to the left of the newer church's m
    Written 6 October 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • dmittleman
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL1,443 contributions
    Solidere is the company behind the rebuilding of downtown Beirut. Look them or loathe them, Solidere is transforming Beirut. Sometimes the new core seems soulless and designed for wealthy gulf emirs. But the shops, restaurants, architecture, housing all make for a brilliant urban core where there was once desolation. It will be interesting to see how this plays out over the next few decades.
    Written 5 January 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • AdrijanaZecevic
    Belgrade, Serbia16 contributions
    As someone who is broke and has always pushed for more social equality, I have to say, I LOVE what BDL has done.

    Young, old, married, single, muslim, christian... We’re all gonna be broke! We’ll all have the same income: 0. Isn’t that great?! There’s no wealth inequality if everyone’s poor, right? Ladies, there’s no wage gap if no one has any money either, am I right?

    Finally, we can all be equal. Riad Salamé is a true social justice hero.
    Written 5 December 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • zubia76
    New Delhi, India25 contributions
    I reached there in the evening so that I could see the sunset as per the suggestion of tripadvisor. And it was absolutely an experience!!
    Written 27 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.