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The Lebanese Border

Kefar Rosh HaNiqra, Israel
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Public Transportation Systems
Most recent review
- Dec 20, 2013
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

The border line between Lebanon and Israel is not interesting, to say the least. The grottos of Rosh Haniqra, however, are absolutely stunning. You have to take the rather expensive cable car ride to get down to the grottos, but once you are there, you can walk through the natural caves (watch your step, as the entire place is extremely... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Beautiful views with all the fruit trees in blossom. The locals were very friendly and there are some very good places to stay and eat.Interesting modern history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Very seldom have I ever been able to visit such a historic border which is so often in the news for war and violence; however, you would never think this from the very peaceful scene at this border at present. The soldiers guarding the Israeli side look totally bored with their guard duty; you can just see the UN installation... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

Exactly in the border with Lebanon it is possible to visit the grottoes in Rosh Haniqra. Even when there was a war in 2008, it is right now a safe place to visit (currently, there is a security zone in the border, controlled by the UN).

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Baltimore, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2010

The border is just a gate. nothing to see. period. but the grottoes are simply astounding- down the road from the border.

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