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Beit Eddine, Beiteddine

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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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  • Beiteddine Palace--and the town, Beiteddine--are a bit of a windy drive from Beirut. Once you get there (the drive is amazing!), Beiteddine is a palace plopped into the side of the mountain where the ...  more »
  • This is the Palace built by the will of one of the leaders the most striking of the core of the current Liban.c' is also (a part), the Presidential Palace in the summer. A few rooms available to the public. Worth a visit if you are in the area.
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  • This palace, used as the Lebanese President's summer residence is an amazing piece of history in a country replete with historical structures. The grounds are amazing and when you enter the rooms it o...  more »