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Jeita Grotto

20 km north of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Jitta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Geologic Formations
Description: Magnificent underground caverns can be explored by boat and on foot.
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It's one of the best attractions in Lebanon, I've visited Jeita Grotto at least 5 times and it's always an amazing experience to be there...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

till date this is the most fascinating place i've been.. every single things u see in here will remind u of any wonderland movie scenes. The boat ride on the crystal clear waters was amazing. A real chilling experience.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

if you are going you must go there and see the wonder of nature in side this cave. The upper cave contains a great concentration of a variety of magnificent crystallized formations. you can walk through the upper cave and take electric boats for the lower cave.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Amazing place, so impressive, I have no words to explain the joy for being there. All visit needs at least 2 hours using boat and walking.

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Munich
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

great experience. cable car ride to get to the upper grotto. Great walk inside the Grotto - large and special. Lower Grotto offers a boat ride - which is special too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Seeing a place like this in Lebanon is spectacular. The views from the surrounding areas are also picturesque. The only issue that I personally have is that there are no tour guides offered here....which may be an issue for obtaining information about the grotto.

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Paris, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

You stay speechless in such a stunningly beautiful place. You could stay there for hours ignoring the world around you... don't forget a jacket, it's rather chilly in the caves.

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Cairo, Egypt
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Really an amazing place to visit. I like the cable cars as well as the small train. Also the view from the mountain is really fabulous

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Been to multiple Grottos that were bigger in the US, but nothing what we have seen in this Grotto. The view, the depth and the water tour is just amazing and make this place a definite to go to.Both caves offer different things with the higher cave providing the view and depth while the lower cave offering the boat tour.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

If you go to this area, this is a must. It is breathtaking beautiful amazing surreal. Kids loved it. Boat ride is fun. No cameras allowed apparently yet people sneaked them in. Not much facilities around - toilets not up to much etc. didn't try cafe so can't comment. We decided to eat elsewhere.

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