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. 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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  • Very interesting, original, in one wing of the Palace. Draws attention to the lighting: the vault in the form of the dome of the knitted button, provide natural light during the day.
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  • Built in 1788, this place is young when compared to the many other places of touristic interest in Lebanon. But the design is finely crafted and luxuriously finished. Be it the marble, the stained gla...  more »
  • Fortress without apparent outdoors, in fact a marvel with an architecture monumental and many run where many mosaics are exposed each more beautiful than the other. Beautiful flower gardens. Summer seat of the first Lebanese Presidents, Joumblat family fief.
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