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Address: Beiteddine, Lebanon

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Beautiful Palace

Simply beautiful. quite a drive to this location, beautiful mountain views on the way there, make sure you stop to take in the scenery. wonderful building, ornate marble... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Simply beautiful. quite a drive to this location, beautiful mountain views on the way there, make sure you stop to take in the scenery. wonderful building, ornate marble, wonderful stainded glass windows. While you are here, it is worth the extra 30 mins drive up to the ceder reserve in the chouff mountains

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Wrentham, Massachusetts
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a must see of Lebanon, there is so much history there. One of my favorites of the visit was the number of ancient greek mosiacs on display and each section you are greeted by a guide. We even got to tour the presidents summer home quarters. I would highly recommend!

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Cairo, Egypt
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Beit Eddine Palace looks unassuming from the outside but once you've traversed the large courtyard and entered the inner court, you'll be stunned by the tranquility and beauty of this place. The palace is in a beautiful setting overlooking the lush Chouf Mountains. But if that weren't enough the classical architecture is wonderful and stunning. The façade is well preserved... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Magnificent palace in the heart of the Chouf. take a guide who will take you back in the history of this famous palace and its Emir. Very nice Mosaic, Turkish baths and diwans of the Emir. With an impressive courtyard. Another must do when in Lebanon. In the summer they have the Beittedine festival who brings famous singers.

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Doha, Qatar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

this is a short drive from Beirut , Beit Eddine displays traditional figure of Lebanese culture and life as well as architectural & and mosaic displays . this is a very beautiful and easy to take cultural display. must go

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Damascus, Syria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I love history. This was a mind blower for me. The beauty and artwork dating so many years back is unimaginable, marble, mosaic fancy doors and ceilings. How these kings lived so long ago, you need to see it for yourself

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A beautiful, historic place in the mountains. Get a guide to tell you about the history and details. The castle is worth a visit and the driving from Beirut.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The exterior looks like any Arabic sandstone building, but the interior is so beautiful, with elaborate wood carvings on the walls and ceilings and fancy mosaic tiles on walls and floors. I think it's more spectacular than India's Taj Mahal.

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Muscat, Oman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

It is an amusing place to spend 2 hours during the tour , the old walls and floors made with a marble arts is amazing . The level of colors and hand quality is rare to find anywhere else

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A beautiful palace that overlooks the valley and the mountains that surround it. It is extremely well preserved and includes furniture and artifacts from a historical time in Lebanon. The gardens and the mosaic display are also spectacular!

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Address: Beiteddine, Lebanon
Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Mount Lebanon Governorate  >  Beiteddine

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