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Février 2020

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Beirut, the center of the Arab world for decades

This metropolis of 2 million inhabitants is a cultural and commercial city, elected as the first city to be visited by the New York Times in 2009.

With its colorful streets, popular or trendy cafés, historical or contemporary art museums, Beirut celebrates the diversity of its origins and inhabitants at all times.

Prepare your trip to Beirut

To enter Lebanon, foreign passports must be valid for at least 6 months after the date of return to the country of origin. Namely: for travelers who would like to visit Israel during their stay, entry into Lebanon is very difficult if the passport includes an Israeli stamp.

There are many exchange offices and distributors in the main hall of the airport.

To rent a car when you arrive in Beirut, go to one of the airport's rental offices (City car, Europcar, Avis, etc.). You can also find national car rental companies.

For travelers leaving Beirut, Rafik Hariri airport has all the necessary comfort. There are:

  • Bars and restaurants as well as 24-hour snack bars and restaurants
  • Souvenir and craft shops
  • Duty-free stores
  • Luggage-filming devices
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In case of an early morning take-off, there are several hotels in the vicinity of the airport

The Beirut airport is located in the inner suburbs of the city, only 9 kilometers south of the city center. To get there or leave it, the easiest option is a taxi. In Lebanon, taxis do not have a meter, so it is necessary to negotiate the fare before getting into the vehicle. You will find tables in the airport that give you information on the average price of the trips. It is also possible to take a bus to the city center.

5 reasons to go to Beirut

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Explore the flavors of Lebanese cuisine

The cuisine of Lebanon has nothing left to prove, it is one of the finest and most gourmet in the world. Here are some essentials to taste during a trip to Beirut: thyme pizza, labaneh, vine leaves, chawarma, shish taouk, etc. To refresh yourself, there are plenty of cocktail bars, as the city is famous for its nightlife.

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Enjoy the seaside

There are many things to see along the seafront of Beirut. The Corniche is a coastal promenade very popular with the Lebanese. Following it, you can visit Zaytuna Bay with its boats, luxury hotels and restaurants. It is then possible to admire a magnificent sunset on the Rocher aux Pigeons by taking a taxi.

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Discover the contemporary art of Beirut

The Sursock Museum is home to the most beautiful collection of contemporary art in Lebanon. In this superb building, works by modern artists from all over the Middle East are on display. If you prefer classical art, you will find what you are looking for at the National Museum of Lebanon. And if you are a fan of design and architecture, don't miss Papercup, a trendy café/bookstore in the lively Mar Mikhael district.

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Taste the best ice cream in Lebanon

Hanna Mitri is a small Ashrafieh shop that houses the city's most famous ice-cream maker. Here, all the ice creams are homemade and prepared in the morning for more than 60 years by the same family. Pistachio, milk, apricot or rose water: Hanna Mitri's delicate flavors make it essential in Beirut.

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Visit the mosques of Beirut

Beirut is a city with a very rich architectural and religious heritage. Each mosque in the city has its own particularities that are worth a visit. From the recent imposing Mohammad Al-Amin mosque to the ancient Al-Omari stone mosque, there is something for everyone. Remember that ladies must cover their hair before entering.