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Beit Eddine, Beiteddine

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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4.8/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web
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. Put Beit Eddine and other Beiteddine attractions into our Beiteddine trip itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The castle is amazing, you get to dive into an era of lebanon's history. It is very well preserved, the surroundings are also amazing: typical small lebanese old houses, and the nature is so beautiful...  read more »
  • This palace is one of the old traditional palaces in Lebanon its used as the summer resident fir the president U must visit when u visit Lebanon 
  • This is one of the must in Lebanon. It defined the Lebanese Alhambra. Building 700, restored at the end of the Druze leader's initiative 900. Of particular interest is the area of harem and hammam. On the ground in the former stables beautiful ancient mosaics taken from many churches throughout Lebanon.
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