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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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Madrid, Spain
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

This is certainly the most beautiful cave I have ever visited ! One of the nicest tours you can do in Lebanon! Make sure to see both caves! Should be definitely be part of 7 wonders of the world!!!

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West Bloomfield Township, Michigan, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Beautiful natural caves are a must-see if you visit Lebanon. They were so awesome. Probably took about 25-30 minutes to walk thru the first section. And then the second part is a small boat ride thru the caves and the crystal clear water. Only a 5 minute ride but very cool. I think it was only like $10-$12 per ticket...so... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Though it isn't very big, the Grotto itself was beautiful. It is divided into the Upper and Lower Grotto. We took a short cable car ride to the upper grotto and then a train to the lower grotto where we took a boat ride! Both the upper and lower parts felt cool and really beautiful as it was lit up... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

These caves were well worth the visit, some fantastic formations to view, sadly no cameras were allowed to record the amazing work created by mother nature.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

in this place you will feel with beauty of nature how it gose to create beautiful sculptures without human interfere i think that this place is one of the most important places in beirut

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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The grotto is nice and beautiful. The gardens outside is also good. They should allow people though to take photos inside.

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New York City, New York
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5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Jeita Grotto is amazing!! My breath was taken away walking the Grotto, as I felt like I was I in a movie! If in the area of Zouk this is a must see!!

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Travel from Libya to Lebanon through Syria to visit Beirut the from Naoora resort by taxi to Jeita Grotto it was on Feb 2001. Jeita Grotto was discovered hundreds of years ago the upper part of the cave built for walk while the lower part by boat where the beauty of the cave and the stunning of the agriculture. Jeita... More

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Baghdad, Iraq
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78 reviews 78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Our guide told as that JEITA Grotto Discovered before more than 100 ! ! !, and he was so right in that part, what made it even more amazing that with the wonder we had while was walking the Upper Part of the Grotto (By Feet) and the Lower Part of it (Bu Boat) is that it had total length... More

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Rostov-on-Don, Russia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Beauty caves will not leave you indifferent. Huge rooms, a large number of stalactites and stalagmites - all excellent. Beautiful lighting. One and a big minus - are not allowed to take pictures, but because you want to keep the memory piece of this place!

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