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Address: 20 km north of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
Phone Number: +961-9-22-08-41-3
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Description: Magnificent underground caverns can be explored by boat and on foot.
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One of the most beautiful creations of nature !! both the upper and Lower Grotto are amazing places with a brilliant array of nature's artistic display of stalactites and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Gurgaon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

One of the most beautiful creations of nature !! both the upper and Lower Grotto are amazing places with a brilliant array of nature's artistic display of stalactites and stalagmites. With different hues the inside of the cave looks magnificent . Loved the lower grotto too ! the boat ride takes you through the marvelous handiwork of nature ! surprised... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to see some of God's handiwork. The price includes a cable car and the 2 Caves. You may not carry any cameras with you so be prepared to use your eyesv to remember it by

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you go to Beirut, this little side trip is an absolute must. It is something that you will not expect until you actually enter the grotto. Photos do no justice to this beautiful creation of God.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Nice tour, kids enjoy it. Jeita I (sometimes referred to as Nahr-el-Kelb) is a dry cave, 56 metres deep. It was first noted in 1833 by Botta and excavated by Godefroy Zumoffen in two positions in 1898, 1900, 1908 and 1910 Jeita II (Dahr el-Mghara) is a rock shelter situated on a platform, above and equidistant between the dry cave... More 

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Windsor
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Was in the running for one of the top 7 wonders of the world. And after going I'm surprised it is not in the top 7. I would definitely recommend making the trip for this short excursion. It's amazing

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Babol, Iran
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I've been there with two of my friends early in the morning. We found this place really amazing and mysterious. from the first moments of entering the Grotto you can understand the difference between this cave and others. I really recommend this Amazing Place . Notice that , both lower and upper Grotto are sometimes cold.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

If you visit Beirut and fail to visit the grotto then you are missing out on a stunning natural spectacle. It is hard to believe that it's anything special from the outside and feels a little like a bad theme park when you arrive, but once you enter the caves you see that nature speaks for itself. It truly is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Nicr grotto, very big and well reserved. Naturally amazing. It should be one of the seven world wonders.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is more than just a grotto. It is a massive cave, which is very long and deep. The grottos are divided in an upper and a lower grotto. Unfortunately you can't visit all of the grotto, but what you can see is by far enough to leave you deeply impressed and stunned. The upper grotto features some of the... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Caves are located about 20 Km north of Beirut, plenty of parking, in a green valley. Green being a commodity hard to find in asphalt and concrete jungle Beirut so not to be missed. The caves also are absolutely worth a visit. Takes about two hours of leisurely strolling (at your own pace, there are no guides) to see the... More 

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Address: 20 km north of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
Phone Number: +961-9-22-08-41-3
Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Mount Lebanon Governorate  >  Jitta

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