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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.
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“boat ride” (103 reviews)
“cable car” (64 reviews)
“lower cave” (60 reviews)
20 km North of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The caves are not easy to get to (private transport is really needed) and the entrance charge is a steep $12 for foreigners, but they are still something that should not be missed. There are strictly no photos allowed in the caves. Also the lower...More

Thank Ken N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A MUST visit when in Lebanon! It would definitely leave you speechless! There are 2 caves to visit and you will also have a ride in the cable car! Food and souvenir shops are also available. Make sure you have a jacket even during summertime.

1  Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful caves on different levels. You explore the higher cave by foot - about a 400m round-trip and the bottom by boat, the boat trip lasts about 10 mins. You are expected to lock your phones away before entering each cave but many didn't! Definitely...More

Thank Kellie975
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Abolutley stunning caves with a higher and a lower part. Huge space and very good service with the teleferic and little boats for the cavelake,

Thank Manu987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One the most visited places in Beirut. I was lucky to get there in a rainy day and enjoy this place. many things to see and enjoy

1  Thank JavadAbbasi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must visit place if you are in Lebanon. Insanely beautiful. It was so cold inside even though we visited in summer. Cannot explain the experience in words, so please go and feel it for yourself. Boating through the lower grotto is too short but...More

Thank Saranya R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is an amazing place. the grottos are spectacular. unfortunately pictures are not allowed and you have to put cameras and phones into a locker at each entrance i did not find a place either to buy postcards the lower grotto includes a short boat...More

1  Thank cgab2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't need a tour guide to go there. rent a car ( will come in handy for your Lebanon trip). Use a big 16cc car as small cars doesn't really run best on mountain roads. download offline maps for Lebanon ( in Google maps...More

1  Thank reham a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of places that makes Lebanon a tourist destination. Very beautiful caves. Must visit, I wish they allowed taking pictures

1  Thank binmahmood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Totally blown away, this is the most amazing place to visit. A natural wonder, with so much beauty. I was mesmerised, felt like I was transcended into a parelel world. Not to be missed attraction.

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Nardine L
Is it safe for kids age 1 year and 3 years to go on the boat in the lower grotto? Is there a life jackets provided before going in the boat?
June 20, 2017|
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Response from Joyce S | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know! sorry
How long should it take to visit both upper and lower level? Not in a hurry, just planning the day.
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
reham a
Hi ,How much for thr TKTs ?
April 11, 2017|
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Response from buzain | Reviewed this property |
Hi, its 18000 LL for adults, 10000LL for children for everything (both levels and telefreek and train rides). Pls remember photography inside is not permitted and the site is closed on Mondays. Enjoy