Beit Eddine, Beiteddine

#2 of 8 in Historic Sites in Mount Lebanon Governorate
Visit Beit Eddine, a palace known for its elaborate design and intricate decorations, with detailed carvings adorning the interior walls. The palace was originally built in the 18th century by emir Bashir Shihab, who desired his palace to be of legendary beauty. As you enter, you'll be met with the picturesque palace courtyard, boasting a palette of sandstone colours and a quaint central fountain. Walk into the interior and you’ll find that most surfaces have been inlaid with detailed mosaics and designs, with some dating back as early as the fifth century. Take a moment to enjoy the surrounding scenery of mountains and lush greenery. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Beit Eddine and many more Beiteddine attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Beiteddine online tour planner .
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  • If you are doing a day trip to Sidon and Tyre, this attraction is on the way - but requires a little bit driving on narrow mountain roads to reach. So miss it if you are really not too keen on visitin...  more »
  • Amazing site where in the lower part, has numerous mosaics of incredible beauty, at the top there is what was the ancient Capital of Lebanon, a fantastic building. Unmissable, and baths and massages with your beauty, with typical paintings.
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  • A very beautiful Palace, in good condition in a beautiful area. Hospitality is also nice. Worth (far enough away from Beirut).
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