Beirut City , Deir El Qamar & Beiteddine Palace
Cultural & Heritage Experience
Drive along Beirut City seashore to the picturesque Pigeons rock; Continue to visit the National museum which was built in 1937, the Beirut National Museum houses antiquities and treasures from all over Lebanon, dating from prehistoric times through the Ottoman period. The museum exhibits 1300 artifacts from its collection of approximately 100,000 objects. It displays follow a chronological circuit beginning in Prehistory and ending in the Ottoman era. After the museum, continue the visit to Beirut City Center ‘Solidere” to discover Beirut city center which contains sites and monuments spanning 5,000 years and layers of civilizations from the Canaanite to the Ottoman, including the Phoenician, Persian, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Umayyad, Abbasid, Crusader and Mamluk periods. Underscored in the urban design and conveyed to the public through lively educational experiences, their importance has made Beirut a historic city destination. Continue south of Beirut to Deir El Qamar, the former capital of Mount Lebanon which still retains in its pretty town square several palaces and the famous Marie Baz Museum, Notre Dame church and Fakhreddine mosque dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. Proceed to Beiteddine to visit the magnificent Palace of Emir Bechir known for its masterpiece of the oriental architecture, which became nowadays the summer residence of the President of the Republic of Lebanon.
- Explore the highlights of Beirut: The Pigeon Rock – Raoucheh-Mohammed Al Amin Mosque-St. Georges Cathedral-Roman Baths -National Museum-Relics and monuments in Downtown Beirut.
- Enjoy the green sceneries of the beautiful village of Deir El Qamar and visit Fakhreddine Mosque and our Lady of hill church.
- Discover Beiteddine Palace and enjoy a masterpiece of the oriental architecture.
- English- French- Arabic- Russian- German- Spanish- Portuguese- Italian
ValidityAll year round
InterestElders & Young
Level of ComfortEasy
Opening Hours & Days:
- Beirut National Museum & Beiteddine Palace close on Monday