Sometimes getting lost is an awesome way to discover a new place. That being said, it's always wise to understand a couple of key facts about your destination before you head off. Read on for a few basics about Beirut.
Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, is 140 miles (225 kilometers) to the north from the prominent city, Amman.
This area of Lebanon contains roughly 1,900,000 people.
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Making new memories in Beirut starts with choosing the perfect place to stay. With 149 accommodations in Lebanon's bustling capital, we're positive you'll discover exactly what you desire.
Luxury rooms, first-class amenities and impeccable service is what you'll find when you book the Le Gray (Martyrs Square) or the Four Seasons Hotel Beirut (1418 Prof. Wafic Sinno Ave). More of a budget savvy adventurer? The Minto Suites (Hamra Street) and the Quality Rooms (Lebanese University Street) may be more your style.
The excitement of roaming a brand new place will never get old. Once you've touched down at Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY), the middle of Beirut will be just 5 miles (8 kilometers) to the north from here.
While the usual tourist areas in Beirut are fun to see, why not step away for a while and experience some cool new sights with a rental car via Travelocity?
Arriving by air? Avis at Rafic Hariri International Airport is the vendor to go to after you hit the tarmac.
Avis is right in the city center. All you have to do is head to Kantari Solidere. Budget at Budget Kantari is another option to check out.
After some sightseeing suggestions? Head on over to Pigeon Rocks, a significant attraction that'll give you an insight into the city's unique style.
Clock Tower is among the area's most well-known, and visited, landmarks. Like some more ideas? For a greater insight into the character of the area, go on a visitors' tour of the campus and impressive buildings of American University of Beirut. But that's not all there is. At Planet Discovery, your youngsters can absorb themselves in fascinating, hands-on activities.
If you've got a couple of spare days and you're happy to travel 16 miles (26 kilometers), stop by Halat. This happening destination is brimming with things to see and do. Start uncovering its culture at the Casino du Liban. If you're keen to learn more, make your way to the Roman Colonnades and Byblos Castle too. If this isn't what you're after, try Chtaura. Just 20 miles (32 kilometers) away, this area features other noteworthy attractions including Menshieh Park, the Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa and Cathedral of Our Lady of Deliverance. Spend a day or two here to visit them all!
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This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities, kid-friendly dining, and in-room childcare. Enjoy the health club and perks like free WiFi.
A full-service spa, 4 restaurants, and 2 spa tubs are all featured at this luxury hotel. Families will appreciate the children's pool, barbecue grills, and in-room childcare. Enjoy the outdoor pool and perks like free WiFi and a free area shuttle.
A full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 5 conference rooms, 24-hour business center, and valet parking. You'll appreciate the 24-hour fitness center, bar/lounge, and convenience store.
A full-service spa, 3 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Families will appreciate the playground, onsite laundry facilities, and supervised childcare. Enjoy the indoor pool and perks like free WiFi.
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