Beit Eddine, Beiteddine

4.8
#3 of 15 in Historic Sites in Mount Lebanon Governorate
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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  • The finest and most beautiful model of Arab art in the 19th century. From the outside building with Lebanese stone and inside the decorative art of Damascus. The halls are decorated with Arab judgments and proverbs. Make sure the timing is to expect in August the place is closed as the summer residence of the President of the Republic.
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  • Take your time to discover this place. There are a lot of rooms to be visited, and some more currently being restored.  more »
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