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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
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Owner description: Magnificent underground caverns can be explored by boat and on foot.
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Pretoria, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The best about the caves is the fact that is so well looked after. You cannot take any photographs and surely that helps protecting these millions of years old structures. The lighting is not artificial and the feeling inside is just breathtaking. The sound of the drops of water, the shear size of the stalagmites and stalactites are just unbelievable.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

When i visit Jeita Grotto i was surprised by the amazing view of the water and the rocks..... The stuff is well trained , polite and welcoming! The fees of Jeita grotto is 13 dollars. You can spend a day examinated what you are see thanking God!! I advice everyone to visit it...

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A fascinating place, once you are inside you will be speechless, it's a feeling when you will wonder how these stalactites and stalagmites were formed over thousands of years. It has two grottoes, upper and lower one, the boat ride to the lower grotto is more interesting, sadly if the water level is high, you will not be able to... More

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Manama, Bahrain
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Amazing, must visit while in Lebanon. Taking a tour inside this natural grotto to see all these shapes that have been created over thousands of years is something amazing. Unfortunately, it is not allowed to take pictures inside. Be careful of slippy areas and watch your head while taking the boat tour inside the grotto.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It is not far from the capital Beirut. it consists of two parts,the upper and the lower.To go to the upper part you can take the cable car not for a long distance but it has a nice view. then you will walk into the grotto, unfortunately you can not use cameras but outside the grotto there is a both... More

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New Delhi, India
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Its not everyday that one can see natural formations of stalactites and stalagmites that are still active and developing. Taking thousands, if not millions of years, the formations (some of which are joined) are highlighted beautifully through artificial lighting. Consisting of two chambers, the upper chamber has both height and width; the lower one uses a boat to take you... More

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Byblos, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

its heaven on earth ....a magical outstanding natural place !!! the water and the rocks combined gives you a cold strange feeling once your inside !! its the place where you can feel how strong and complicated the nature is !!! inside you will feel the MOMENT OF PEACE !!

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Beirut
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It wasn't nominated to be one of the 7 new wonders for nothing. Not to be missed. If you had to visit Lebanon for one day, this is the place to see. Not far from Beirut (approx 20 km). You have to visit both galleries. The upper one on foot and the lower one by boat. Don't forget to bring... More

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Netherlands, Europe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I was a bit sceptical but what you see is unbelievable. As if you are on another planey. Please notice that cameras are not allowed.

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Amman, Jordan
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I have seen some amazing sights in the world and this is up there with the rest. The German team have done an amazing job making the grotto accessible for everyone. Don't leave Lebanon without seeing this - awesome!

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