About Beirut

Beirut, is an adventure for everyone who visits due to its mesmerising night life. With a rich ancient and modern history, combined with her geography surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea and majestic mountains, every day in Beiruit is an experience to live with you forever. One of the hottest tourist attractions in Beirut is the Jeita Grotto, two interconnected limestone caves with a wondrous crystal blue river running through the lower cave. For a rich trip full of history, shopping, good food and coffee, and wonderful architecture, the Place de l’Etolie is the perfect place to go. The Roman Baths and the huge ABC Mall are also top spots to visit in Beirut.

Beirut has been destroyed and built from scratch seven times. It is known as the ‘Phoenix’.

If you’re looking for traditional food in Beirut, then you’re looking for Mezze. Although in other countries this may stand for appetisers, they are in fact main dishes in Lebanon. This kind of Mezze sees your table dressed with a range of salads, sauces, and pickles, then your choice of meat, chicken and, or seafood. Traditional Lebanese Coffee is also consumed through Beirut.

Beirut has hosted the Miss Europe pageant eight times.

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What does Beirut cost?


Restaurant Prices in Beirut are 4.49% lower than in Sydney


Groceries prices in Beirut are 31.15% lower than in Melbourne


Take a taxi from 1.94 AUD per kilometre
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One way ticket in local transport is 1.83 AUD

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