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Beirut Historical (half day)

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    Stop At: Solidere, Beirut Lebanon

    Beirut, a city of diversities and contradictions!

    Destroyed and rebuilt 7 times in history, basically natural disasters were the cause, then we had a civil war from 1975 till 1990!

    We drive in the morning to the museum located in the heart of the east side of Beirut. The National Museum was built in the forties, destroyed in the seventies, revived in the nineties. But what did we do to protect our valuable discoveries? Let’s get some answers and visit this wonderful museum for much more…

    Down Town Beirut; this area was badly shattered during the civil war in the seventies. Wonderfully restored in the nineties… The parliament house, the government palace, the Roman “hammams” , the Martyr’s square, Beirut largest Mosque, and the renovated souks are all in a walking distance… we will end our nice moderate walk in the streets of DT by checking what is going on at the fancy water front, Zeitunay bay more precisely… Restaurant, cafes, bars are all standing there for you… We proceed then by car to the Raouche area to discover the symbol of the city; “The Pigeon Rocks” and then drive back to your hotel.


    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Place des Martyrs, Beirut Lebanon

    The Martyrs square, Mohammed elAmin mosque, St. Geoge Maronite Cathedral, The Roman Bath, The Star square... and much more

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Beirut Souks, Fosch Street Downtown Beirut, Beirut Lebanon

    The Beirut Souks completely demolished during the wars of Lebanon, rebuilt and restored in the nineties to become an astonishing open air shopping mall in the Central district of the Capital of Lebanon.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, Raouché, Beirut Lebanon

    Simply the symbol of Beirut!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Corniche Beirut, Manara, Beirut Lebanon

    The sunset!

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up all travelers from any hotel in Beirut
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Your hotel lobby
    Inclusions
    • Entry/Admission - Solidere
    • Entry/Admission - Place des Martyrs
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
    • A maximum of 15 people per booking
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed December 14, 2018

    Dave's tours is simply fantastic. We started the day at the National History Museum. However, the real value is during the walking tour of Beirut. Dave brought us around downtown Beirut and talked us through old and newer parts of Lebanese history. If you want...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank Gráinne H
    DavidL14933, Owner at Dave Lebanon D.M.C, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2019

    Thank you!

    Reviewed September 9, 2018

    I selected Dave's Lebanon Tours at the suggestion of friends working with the U.S. Embassy in Beirut. I was returning to Beirut after an absence of 35 years when I was assigned to the Multi-National Peacekeeping Force in '82 '83 '84 as a Marine, scheduling...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    5  Thank Russ M
    DavidL14933, Owner at Dave Lebanon D.M.C, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

    Thank you! It was my pleasure.

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    rajendram
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    Response from Russ M | Reviewed this property |
    You have the wrong contact, please contact the tour guide, Dave is great. The family will enjoy./Russ
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