Here are the top 9 tourist attractions to see in Beirut:

1. National Museum of Beirut

4.5 /5

2 km
from city center
1 out of 9
places to visit in Beirut

Located on the former Green Line, the museum is a magnificent insight into Lebanon history.æ

2. Corniche

4.3 /5

2 km
from city center
2 out of 9
places to visit in Beirut

This seaside promenade stretches from Ras Beirut on Ave de Paris in the east and ends at the St George Yacht Motor Club in Ain al-Mreisse to the west.

3. Grand Al Omari Mosque

4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 9
places to visit in Beirut

It is the largest mosque in Beirut.

4. Achrafieh

3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 9
places to visit in Beirut

Get lost in this vibrant neighborhood of Beirut, as you explore the side streets and thoroughfares

5. Jeita Grotto

3.8 /5

14 km
from city center
5 out of 9
places to visit in Beirut

These caves are the longest ones in Lebanon and featured as a finalist in the New Seven Wonders of Nature competition.æ

6. Robert Mouawad Private Museum

3.7 /5

0 km
from city center
6 out of 9
places to visit in Beirut

Conceived and funded by jeweller and collector Robert Mouawad to showcase his magnificent and eclectic collection, this museum is a symbol of idiosyncracies.

7. Downtown, Beirut

3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 9
places to visit in Beirut

Downtown, Beirut's central district, is anything but what you would expect from the center of an old town.

8. Hamra

3.6 /5

2 km
from city center
8 out of 9
places to visit in Beirut

Situated in West Beirut, Hamra is the one of the bustling districts, known for its entertainment and shopping galore.

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9. Day Trips

3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
9 out of 9
places to visit in Beirut

Take the servees taxis or mini bus to Byblos and Baalbek, amidst the several other cities in Lebanon.

FAQs on Beirut

How can I commute within Beirut?

Beirut is well serviced by its network of buses. The Lebanese Commuting Company (LCC) operate, hail and ride buses from early morning to evening in frequent intervals of 15 minutes. Taxis ply at prior negotiated fares or as shared taxis (Servees) which will not drop you to your exact destination. The safest and most trustworthy option is to reserve a taxi from one of the official taxi companies, though these will cost more. Exploring the city is also quite viable given Beirut's compact nature.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Beirut?

The top sightseeing places in Beirut are National Museum of Beirut, Corniche, Grand Al Omari Mosque, Achrafieh, Jeita Grotto, Robert Mouawad Private Museum.
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