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Jeita Grotto

20 km North of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
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Magnificent underground caverns can be explored by boat and on foot.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (105 reviews)
“cable car” (66 reviews)
“lower cave” (61 reviews)
20 km North of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A Really nice place to visit , there is 2 grottos , the first u explore it by walking,it will take around 30 mins, the 2nd by boat around 10 mins

Thank abdoLebanon
Reviewed 1 week ago

That sounds rather bad, but I'd never heard of this place and it is huge and beautiful inside. It's very well maintained with good paths and lots of people around to make sure folks follow the rules. The short boat ride on the bottom was...More

Thank Tam A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonder of nature and a must see when visiting Lebanon. It's a bit far from Beirut but a good place to visit on a hot summer day. Too bad we can't take photographs (even without flash).

1  Thank Juu S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location of the grotto, the cave, it's on a beautiful green forested mountain. The upper cave is magnificent! I had never seen such a scene: full of stalactites and stalagmites meters high, with a whitish color, still dripping water and forming. I wouldn't be...More

Thank LAP P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaking limestone cave with amazing agglomerations of stalagmites and stalactites. Highly recommended if you are visiting Lebanon.

Thank Rouba H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All people have to visit this place it's magical place see in my life .and asking for the paragliding trip ther

Thank Georges C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this place a few years back, and it blew me away. There are two levels of it; the lower earns you a pleasant boat ride; cameras were not allowed, at that time. It is a must see attraction!

1  Thank Frank M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited jeitta grotto today and it was a nice experience for all of us. Kids (ages 11,8, and 4) loved the place. Mid week visits r not crowded. Kids under 4 go for free. Be sure to sunscreen and wear caps as there is...More

1  Thank Mommy-of-tooo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2 grottos to be visited... the upper one, which is the dry one, splendid stalagmites and stalactites... something to be seen at least once during the life.. and the lower one visited with a boat... same... splendid.. aprox. 12$ per person.

Thank visitor155032
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It would be silly to miss this. Unless you are a speciality in caves, etc. you will find this interesting. 1.5 hour max. Upper Grotto has some serious steps (at least for me), so do not come with high heels. The Lower Grotto is a...More

1  Thank Ludgatecircus15
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July 12, 2017|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for the delay. I would say no problem for kids. There are rails and steps all throughout the cave.
Nardine L
June 20, 2017|
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Response from bieberwm1 | Reviewed this property |
It is absolutely safe and I highly recommend it. They will enjoy the boat ride. It's fantastic.
May 9, 2017|
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Response from FadiSamaan | Reviewed this property |
you can do it in 2 hours ... and if u like the place u can spend more time there for its a beautiful place