Private Historical Tour in Beirut City

View Beirut’s iconic highlights on this 5 hour tour with an informative guide. Travel around the sites in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Stop to visit the must-sees sites including the martyr square, place L'etoile, the corniche, The roman baths, Mosques, Churches, the pigeon rock, The National Museum and much more, as your guide recounts the events of the city’s recent and old history. this tour is perfect for first-time visitors.

per adult from

$176

NZD

Duration

5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Comfortable Private Transportation
    • Hotel Pickup and Drop Off
    • English speaking driver
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional Guide
    What's excluded :
    • Meals
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance fees to the National Museum
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Beirut
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: National Museum of Beirut, Corner of useum Street, Damascus Street and Abdallah El Yafi Avenue., Beirut Lebanon

    The National Museum of Beirut is the principal museum of archaeology in Lebanon, which houses a large collection of priceless artefacts from across the country that offers a great overview of Lebanon’s history and of the civilization that impacted this cultural crossroads.
    With significant excavations spanning the length and breadth of the country, Lebanon’s archaeological richness is one of its major tourist attractions.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Pigeon Rocks in Raouche, Raouché, Beirut Lebanon

    The pigeon rock is a stunning set of rocks and a Popular tourist destination known for its iconic rock formations in picturesque seaside surrounds, welcome you to the city of Beirut. Pigeons’ Rock (also known as the Rock of Raouché) is located at Beirut’s western-most tip, the two huge rock formations stand like gigantic sentinels to the city.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Corniche Beirut, Manara, Beirut Lebanon

    Stretching from the Ramlet al Bayda area to the Saint George marina, Al Manara Corniche is the most renowned seaside promenade in Beirut. Lined with palm trees, it offers a great view of the Mediterranean Sea, as well as some of the country's best assets, namely the famous Pigeon Rock, and the summits of Mount Lebanon on the eastern side.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Zaituna Bay, Beirut Marina, طريق ميناء الحصن، بيروت، Lebanon

    “Beirut's finest leisure destination” as described in its official website, Zaitunay Bay is a new waterfront promenade with shops and restaurants.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Old Holiday Inn, Minet Al Hoson, Beirut, Lebanon

    This abandoned Holiday Inn Hotel is one of Beirut’s war landmarks. It was basically built Between 1971 and 1974 when Beirut’s economy was booming and when Beirut was one of the most visited touristic city of the Middle East.
    The Holiday Inn was functioning until the Lebanese civil war begun in 1975. The hotel soon became considered a “war zone” in a lengthy time of conflict known as “the Battle of the Hotels” where more than 25,000 combatants were fighting for control over different luxury hotels, including the Holiday Inn as well as the famous Phoenicia hotel.
    This hotel remains untouched, abandoned, empty, decades after the war, and remains a reminder to the Lebanese population about the horrors of war.

    Stop At: Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, Martyrs' Square, Amir Bachir, Beirut Lebanon

    The Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, also referred to as the Blue Mosque, is is the biggest mosque in Lebanon located in downtown Beirut.
    This huge amber colored mosque near Martyrs square was opened in 2008 and has four minarets standing 65m high.
    The Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque contains multiple domes. All of the domes of the mosque are made from light blue tiles. The mosque also has multiple arches, which are couple stories high.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Al-Omari Mosque, Beirut Lebanon

    The Al-Omari Grand Mosque was built in the age of Omar Bin El Khattab in 635 AD and then converted to Church of Saint John by the crusaders in the 12th century, it was retransformed into the city's Grand Mosque by the Mamluks in 1291. Damaged during the Civil War, the mosque's refurbishment was completed in 2004.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George, Beirut Lebanon

    The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George is the seat of the Greek Orthodox Metropolitan bishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Beirut and its dependencies. It is the oldest church in the city of Beirut and one of the oldest in the region and It is located in the heart of Beirut’s city center.
    The first Christian temple ever built in the very location goes back to the mid sixth century AD and it’s closely associated with Beirut’s famous Law School.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Martyr's Square, Beirut Lebanon

    Martyrs' Square is a square in the heart of downtown Beirut historically known as "Al Burj" or "Place des Cannons". It is named after the 6 May 1916 executions by the Ottomans of some Lebanese nationalists ordered by Jamal Pasha during World War I.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Place de l'Etoile, Beirut Lebanon

    Nejme Square, or Place de l'Étoile, is the central square in the Downtown area. It is home to the Lebanese Parliament and its complementary buildings, two cathedrals, a museum, and several cafes and restaurants. Most notable for it’s 1930 four four-faced Rolex clock and for its architecture, the square has become a recognizable icon of Beirut City worldwide.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Beirut Souks, Fosch Street Downtown Beirut, Beirut Lebanon

    Beirut Souks is a commercial district in Beirut City Center. With over 200 shops, 25 restaurants and cafes, an entertainment center, and a cinema complex.
    Beirut Souks is the largest and most diverse shopping and leisure area in Beirut.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Roman Baths, Beirut Lebanon

    The Roman Berytus baths are The largest outdoor sight located in downtown Beirut. They were discovered in 1968-1969 and underwent a major renovation in the mid 1990.
    Roman Berytus had four major bath complexes and the first was created in the early first century under Augustus.
    The terrible Berytus earthquake that happed in 551 AD destroyed all the baths.
    Today, the Roman Berytus Baths reflects the ancient traditions of the site. One of the Baths is used as an artistic performance and concert space.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    we pick up travellers from destinations near Beirut city centre.
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 5/26/2019 - 10/22/2021
    Tuesday - Sunday:08:30 AM - 02:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Beirut Daily Tours

Activity ID: V-64936P37

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