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. Put Beit Eddine and other Beiteddine attractions into our Beiteddine trip itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 16, 2017
    One of the sites to the Lebanon to visit, if only for a moment of history. Do not expect great thing: guide is not possible, but we're doing with Wikipedia!
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  • August 11, 2017
    Don't miss this gem!! This palace is one of the most beautiful places in Lebanon. Arches, gardens, mosaics, and meeting rooms are all special. My favorite parts: architecture and the detail art/finish...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    Beiteddine is a site full of history that will delight both lovers of architecture as those of history. A place by its past. The visit with the guide is a plus, as it brings us stories and other valuable information allowing us to discover some little facts hidden. A nice visit.
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