Hence, while planning a trip to Lebanon, rent an affordable car with us and explore every nook and corner of this country, simply at your ease.
Brief Info About Lebanon
Lebanon is an old country with traces dating back to more than seven thousand years. Lebanon is a Mediterranean Nation and shares its land borders with Syria on the North and Israel on the South. It holds the Middle East’s most glamorous and spectacular city “Beirut” and also offers a World-acclaimed delicious cuisine; it holds numerous magnificent beaches, and several historical monuments. Though this country had been traumatized by the Civil Wars, still the locals here are resilient and are well-known for their great hospitality.
Popular Tourist Places in Lebanon
National Museum Of Beirut
This museum was started in 1919 and is ever since growing. It comprises of three floors showcasing exhibitions from the Roman, Byzantine, Hellenistic and Mamluk periods and also several Egyptian and Phoenician artifacts. While being on the tour, the visitors are handed over with a complementary iPads, so that they can scan the labels on exhibitions and know more about them.
Temple Of Jupiter
Temple of Jupiter is a massive structure and was built by the Roman Empire; it comprises of 54 columns, out of which only 6 are remaining. There’s a myth attached to this temple that it was built by Giants because of the massive formation block stones measuring 19.5m by 4.3m in size, are found beneath the temple and placing such massive pieces right over there, can’t be done by a normal human being. Though almost devastated, the leftover part of a temple still seems to have a major religious impact on the people in Baalbek.
Our Lady of Lebanon
The blessed Virgin Mary was designated as the lady of Lebanon by the Maronite Patriarch on 3rd May 1908. Her statue was crafted in France and is now situated next to the Basilica of Our lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church in a mountain village that overlooks the city of Jounieh. In fact, the anniversary of the Lady of Lebanon is celebrated every year, on the first Sunday of May.
Beiteddine Palace is situated on a hill top and is encircled by beautiful terraced gardens and orchards. It was built in 19th century by Emir Bashir Chehab II, an Ottoman-appointed governor. Originally designed by Italian Architects, the palace holds several traditional forms of Arab Architecture. Though all the original crafted designs and the entire structure was lost during the war, the Druce leader ordered its reconstruction after accruing it in 1984.