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Jeita Grotto

20 km north of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
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Ranked #1 of 1 attractions in Jitta
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Geologic Formations
Description: Magnificent underground caverns can be explored by boat and on foot.
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Beirut, Lebanon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Nice - Mysterious - Combination of outside nature green valley with inside Icy Grotto - Love - Handicrafts souvenirs

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Do not miss it. Its really a piece of art done by nature since loge ages ago... It deserve to see because its unique in the word.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Nothing to say, but AMAZING! A must see. Weird formation of rocks & water flows. ALLAH showd us his ability in such locations & formations!

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Rhodes Town, Greece
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Jeita was nominated to be among the new 7 Wonder of the Worlds and it really deserved to be. Very big from inside, the water made wonderful natural shapes to explore. It is a pity that you can't take pictures. In the lower cave, you will go on a small boat and hear the magical sound of water and stones.... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Amazing and mysterious grotto Jeita is one of the biggest treasures in Lebanon! You have to visit this place and be ready to spend the half of ur day there!

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Karachi, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I have seen more than a couple of such caves with stalctites and atalagmites both in Europe, far west and far east, but this one takes the cake. About half an hour from City center, you enter the caves san your camera, yes, not even your mobile phones, but I believe it is either to preserve these hanging mastepieces of... More

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Limassol, Limassol, Cyprus
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14 reviews 14 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Lovely experience..Beautiful, safe and well maintained, accessible price..The only negative thing, will be that they don't allow u to take pictures or videos..otherwise..10 out of 10..

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Sanaa, Yemen
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81 reviews 81 reviews
42 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I've seen more impressive caves in other countries and i would put this cave on the last of the list, but if you are staying for long period in Lebanon then you can put this cave on your visit-list otherwise if you are on short period don't waste your trip there are other better places to see than this cave.

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Lebanon is one of my favourite places on Earth, so of course I visited Jeita Grotto, but....if you never have been to a grotto, you must see that, but if you visidet a grotto somewhere else, it's just a beautiful:)

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Detroit, Michigan
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

it's amazing, something u don't see everyday. It's one of the World wonders"It should be". Nature at its best, it's amazing how mother nature works. Talking about it won't do it any justice, u have to see it.

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