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Pigeon Rocks in Raouche

Raouche, Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #7 of 49 Attractions in Beirut
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Beaches
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Cairo, Egypt
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75 reviews 75 reviews
48 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I loved this attraction so much .. In arabic it is named Rosha Rock , in English pigeon rock because of birds nested in it .. It is the most famous landmark of lebanon , located on the cornish avenue , it is naturally sculptured , i recommend everyone to visit it and it will be better if you take... More

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Beirut
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169 reviews 169 reviews
62 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It's a nice natural rock but it's not taken care of, dirt is everywhere in the water. You can take few shots and leave.

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Gainesville, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A true look at natural history!! Enjoy this landmark of Beirut, take some photos, and eat at the Bay Rock Cafe next door. =)

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Beirut, Lebanon
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

One of the first things I look for while on the plane back to home is the Raouche. As one of the city's great natural landmarks, the Raouche corniche and rocks attracts everyone from tourists looking to get great photo shots, to locals looking for a nice peaceful promenade. One of the really neat aspects of Raouche is that you... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Its by far Beirut's most famous natural landmark. You can view it from Rawche corniche where you will find lots of tourists and locals hanging-out. I advice you all to take a boat tour under it (The best place to ride is from Moevenpick Hotel & Resort beirut, since its the safest place to ride the boat). A must see... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We had a visit to natural sight of Raouche on 2001 me and my wife was in visit to Beirut we decide to have a time on the seaside of Rouche where the the beautiful rock made many people built a lot of restaurants along the beach where families spent very nice evening time it's the iconic of lovely Beirut... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The rock has the shape of a whale and it's located in the center of Beirut's coast and many people go there for a nice afternoon walk or just to spend the afternoon there It is a must for anyone visiting beirut, you'll probably end up there one way or the other

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Madrid, Spain
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Emblematic. Emblematic. Did I mention emblematic? The coast of beautiful Lebanon would not be the same without the Raouche, just as Paris or New York would not be the same without the Eiffel Tower or the Statue of Liberty.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The view is great specially at sunset. Couple of cafes with direct view to the sea and the rocks. You can take a boat to go between the rocks.

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Cairo, Egypt
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Two natural rocks inside the see with an opening which you can sail through with a small boat. The best time to visit is before sunset to enjoy the wonderful sunset view in the sea.

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