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The Silk Museum, Beirut

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  • On the heights of Beirut, an ancient magnanerie and silk mill transformed into a museum. Visit in French which explains you by the menu, the breeding of silkworms, then the production of silk thread and finally weaving. Everything is still in place. it is a property surrounded by a wonderful garden 1 hour from noisy Beirut: a real little paradise in a country palace for miles and one nights.
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  • The museum is located among beautiful olive groves and surrounded by many terraces and stairs for agriculture because the region is a foothill of Mount Lebanon. This represents the look of the traditi...  more »
  • Very interesting place, very quite, cosy. The museum is located in the olive woods on the mountain, not far from Beirut. Unfortunately our days the silk production in Lebanon is stopped. But luckily o...  more »
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  • An amazing place from the past still witnessing the beauty of silk till now
  • Calm and beautiful, you can rent for workshops
  • An incredible hidden jewel in the mountains of lebanon and a very interesting historical overview of the silk industry, allas a list art. Lovely gardens too
  • Very interesting and charming place. Highly recommended. Very informative guide.
  • A chance to learn a bit about silk trade in Lebanon from years ago
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