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Jeita Grotto

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Address: 20 km north of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
Phone Number: +961-9-22-08-41-3
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Magnificent underground caverns can be explored by boat and on foot.

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A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE

Jeita Grotto is a wonderful place. One should not miss it if you have a change to be in Beirut! A place like nowhere in the world!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Varghese K
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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jeita Grotto is a wonderful place. One should not miss it if you have a change to be in Beirut! A place like nowhere in the world!

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Thank Varghese K
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, these caves are an absolute world wonder. Bigger than I had imagined, diversified in rock formations, and amazing to see. Hands down a must see in Lebanon. That being said, I could not help but contrast it to my experience visiting caves in the US- The grottos in Jeita have staff everywhere ensuring people are taking pictures. They... More 

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Thank Josiane R
Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only crazy people who go to Lebanon don't go to this place. It is a very beautiful natural cave, actually there are two, one to go walking,,, or better climbing the stairs and the other by boat... very sad we couldn't take pictures inside...

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Thank DanielaFMB
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such an amazing place of discovery, cant help but be in awe on how this place was formed over Millions of years, never seen anything like it! Must visit, camera not allowed, but hide your phone and put it on silent you can definitely snap a few shots, lower chamber was closed, a guy drowned couple of weeks ago due... More 

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Thank Malek N
Doha, Qatar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place with amazing stalagtites and stalagmites and a must see. The entrance is well surrounded by nice hills which adds to the experience. The reason i give it (3) only on the reviews scale is relating to the lower grotto which is practically fluded with water all year long and the only way to explore it is by boat.... More 

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Thank Imad_13
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jeita is located in a mountain area of Lebanon, so it is very green and scenic. There are two caves two visit. The lower one being the nicer one due to the boat ride and water.

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Thank Sonya Z
Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even If you have limited time, try to take 3.5-4 hours to see this nature wonder. It's a big cavern, quiet and peaceful. You walk in the upper grotto and are taken in a boat in the lower one. It's easy to get to from Beirut.

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Thank Thiscarolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Lebanon do visit Jeita Grotto. You can get there by the cable car. You will definitely be astonished by the caves and underground lakes. To remember this experience buy some souvenirs at the entrance of the site.

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Thank Margarita A
Madaba, Jordan
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You should totally go and see this place , infact that is number one thing to go and see in lebanon amazing and spectacular nature , just amazing

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Gebze, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If You like to see something unique from nature, You should visit these caves. Rally amazing, I have been in many places, but this is something breath taking.

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