Beirut Historical Group Tour – Half Day
Get an insider’s look at Beirut, the capital and cultural centerpiece of Lebanon, on this 3-hour small group tour.
Visit some of Beirut’s most popular attractions. the Downtown of Beirut, Saint Georges cathedral, Mohammad Al Amin mosque, the martyrs’ square, the pigeon Rocks, the Roman baths, as well as the National museum of Beirut.
The capital of Lebanon, also known as “The Paris of the Middle East”, offers to its visitors plenty of things to discover in a stylish way, from sightseeing, culture, cuisine, nightlife, shopping. The Downtown of the city is home of many historical mosques, churches, a martyrs’ square, Place de l’etoile where you can find a Rolex clock tower, and the souks built with an Italian touch.
In Beirut, you can also enjoy the picturesque waterfront, Zaytouna Bay, and the pigeon rocks standing in the middle of the sea. The National museum is also an interesting place to visit.
- Cover all the highlights of Beirut.
- Visit the Downtown of Beirut, and discover its mosques, churches, souks, …
- Enjoy a stop at the corniche and discover the famous Pigeon Rocks
- Visit the Roman baths and the National museum of the city
Availability: Tuesday, Friday
Duration: 3 hours
Price: $40 per person
Pick-up Time: 8:00am
✓ Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
✓ Air-conditioned vehicle
✓ Professional guide
✓ All Entrance fees and taxes
X Personal Expenses
Pigeon rock - Rouche
Raouché is a residential and commercial neighborhood in Beirut, Lebanon. It is known for its upscale apartment buildings, numerous restaurants, and cliff-side cafés that line Avenue de Paris, which forms part of the Corniche Beirut.
Off the coast of Raouché, there is a natural landmark called the Pigeons’ Rock. The two huge rock formations, which stand like gigantic sentinels, are a popular destination for locals and visitors alike.
Martyrs’ Square, historically known as “Al Burj” or “Place des Cannons”, is the historical central public square of Beirut, Lebanon.
The historic square took its name to commemorate the martyrs executed there under Ottoman rule. In the 1950s the square became a popular venue for cinemas and coffee-houses.
During the Lebanese Civil War, it was part of the demarcation line that divided the city in half.
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 its Art Deco architecture, the square has become a recognizable icon of Beirut City worldwide.
Roman Baths Garden
The “Roman Baths” is a landscaped public space that lies on the eastern slope of the Serail Hill.
It consists of a garden and a set of uncovered ruins of ancient Roman baths, hence the name of the place.
Originally discovered in 1968-69, the ruins underwent a thorough cleaning and further excavation in 1995-1997.