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Jeita Grotto

20 km North of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
+961-9-22-08-41-3
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Byblos and Jeita Grotto Day Trip from Beirut
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Byblos, Jeita Grotto and Harissa Day Trip from Beirut
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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” (110 reviews)
“cable car” (74 reviews)
“lower cave” (63 reviews)
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20 km North of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
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"boat ride"
in 110 reviews
"cable car"
in 74 reviews
"lower cave"
in 63 reviews
"stalactites and stalagmites"
in 50 reviews
"natural wonder"
in 33 reviews
"amazing place"
in 28 reviews
"visit lebanon"
in 26 reviews
"small boat"
in 32 reviews
"the lower level"
in 22 reviews
"seven wonders"
in 17 reviews
"water level"
in 17 reviews
"underground river"
in 15 reviews
"mother nature"
in 15 reviews
"must visit place"
in 13 reviews
"out of this world"
in 12 reviews
"no photography"
in 12 reviews
"amazing caves"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Can't recommend this place highly enough, we loved the experience and I very much doubt we'll see such a natural spectacle elsewhere. Well worth a trip.

Thank matt b
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a terrible service experience at this place. We had to wait more than half an hour for the train. There were some cages full of animals in awful conditions. They force you to leave your belongings outside to avoid to take pictures just...More

Thank silvia-sushi-davide
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Jeita Grotto (Arabic: مغارة جعيتا‎) is a system of two separate, but interconnected, karstic limestone caves spanning an overall length of nearly 9 kilometres (5.6 mi). From Beruit city it was a 25/30mins taxi journey costing $70 return from our hotel. This is a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Jeita Grotto last December, I was there by myself. The place is awesome and is strongly recommend for Lebanon visitors. You should first find a good transportation to get you there especially if you are going there alone. I took a taxi...More

1  Thank andrewatef2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A day well spent at Jeita Grotto. We couldn't get any pictures from this place may be that it why this place leaves a mark on everyone who goes here. You feel what you see. You cannot show someone. The creation is amazing the upper...More

Thank Viola2910
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun day, good tour and very historic and beautiful. Make sure you visit if you are in Beirut, its a very quiet area

Thank RebeccaRepublic
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have not visited Jeita Grotto while travelling to Lebanon, then you have missed a gem of natural beauty. The grotto with both of its caves is amazing with its lovely colorful stone formations. The area is very scenic and you can enjoy it...More

Thank Jack R
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

exceptional place to visit, the visit took around two hours ,it´s wonderfull inside, i can rate it 10/10

Thank jeff s
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

The natural formations in this grotto were among the best & most spectacular that I have seen. It was easily accessible and easy to look around with good walkways. I marked this attraction down from 5 to 4 stars because I was disappointed that photography...More

Thank David F
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

This was a great experience for me, and I was truly in awe of this experience. When you arrive, you take a small cable car to the upper cavern. Inside, you truly realize what nature is capable of, with stalactites over five meters in length...More

Thank Mondohelmet
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Nesma E
February 3, 2018|
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Response from yasminjordan | Reviewed this property |
Sure it will be cold, but it worth visiting, don't forget your coat.
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Olablu C
October 12, 2017|
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Response from Lawrencek220 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a lot of stairs but you can enter the begining gallery and see quite a bit. The lower grotto with the boat has little walking since it is a boat ride. but you will have to go down some stairs and also climb into... More
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Nirukshi D
September 23, 2017|
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Response from Frank M | Reviewed this property |
Google snow at the Cedars of Lebanon and Cedars ski resort guide. Also, weather in Faraya Lebanon, during your stay.
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