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Magnificent underground caverns can be explored by boat and on foot.
20 km North of Beirut, Jitta, Lebanon
+961 9 220 841
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must-see place in Lebanon. Jeita has two caves that names are upper and lower. Lower was closed due to high water level. I had change to visit only upper one. That was amazing, you feel fear and nature beauty. Really impressive. Entrance fee was 12000...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank demirmeltems
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A true wonder of nature, and a must see. Make sure to go for the cave below where access requires a small boat trip. Unfortunately mobiles and cameras are not allowed but images will stick to your memory forever.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ramykhodeir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting friends in Beirut and they highly recommended we visit the Jeita Grotto and insisted we would not regret it. The caves and formations exceeded my expectations and the lighting highlights the different formations well. Unfortunately they confiscate cameras and phones when you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bg564
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was one day trip ...is not so far from Beirut !!Beautiful place must see if you go in Lebanon!!!One of the Middle East's greatest natural wonders, the stunning Jeita Grotto cave system extends around 6km into the mountains 18km, northeast of Beirut. The simply Accessed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Angelica B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a beautiful cave, one of the best I’ve seen! Absolutely loved visiting here when I came to Beirut! Only problem was they didn’t allow photos and make you put your bags in a locker before entering. Hide your phone to get it in!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BarbieKimber
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a Must-visit destination where you will find karstic limestone caves situated in the Nahr al-Kalb valley, breathtaking caves of a world-kind wonder. the upper cave is reached by a small teleferique, the lower cave can be visited through small boats. The only thing that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank msjayousi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing cave with stunning natural stuff. You will really enjoy. It has two caves upper and lower. The lower one is done with a boat ride. There is also teleferic ride.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank AhmedF231
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to the grotto so many times, and will always love to visit it. This grotto has to be part of the 7 wonders of the world. it's amazing how nature could create such a beautiful cave. just a drop at a time. must...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ogadragon
Reviewed December 11, 2018

it is one of the world's wonders. It is unique and one of the well-preserved places in the world. You can never tour Lebanon without visiting this Grotto. It is highly recommended

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 586samirz
Reviewed November 26, 2018

I was lucky enough to be in Beirut for a wedding, and we attended the grotto as a group before the ceremony. It was absolutely breathtaking! I've been to several caverns in the States, but this is a beautiful canal within the natural hillside of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Khaled M
August 3, 2018|
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Response from na258 | Reviewed this property |
Hello We went to the grotto by a rented car , but we saw tourism bus’s in the site . Also hotels arrange for transportations . I’d like to draw your attention that the grotto closes at 5 pm & the tour takes about 2 hours... More
July 27, 2018|
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Response from Kamal S | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Well the cable car will only take you up to the first cave but you have alternatives, you can walk up or you can get on a cute little train. :) In the first cave you will walk and in the second cave you will ride a... More
July 25, 2018|
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Response from Basil M | Reviewed this property |
Road is Good