Guided Tour of the Historic Centre of Beirut

Guided Tour of the Historic Centre of Beirut

Cancellation Cancellations free of charge until the day before the activity

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See Beirut's key monuments in half a day

Learn about Beirut's complex and fascinating history

Tour of the National Museum, which boasts an abundant archaeological collection

Essential information *

Duration
3 hours

Languages

French
English
Arabic

Starting time
8:00 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.

Description

Learn about Beirut's rich history on a guided visit of the historic centre and the National Museum.

You will be picked up from your hotel in Beirut and taken to the tour departure point. First, you will see Nejmeh Square and its famous clock tower built during the First World War. Your guide will tell you all about the complex history of this fascinating capital city and will reveal its true character. 

On this three-hour tour you will have the chance to admire the Martyrs' Statue erected in memory of the Lebanese nationalists executed by the Ottomans during the First World War. You'll also visit the National Museum of Beirut which holds a vast collection of Phoenician artefacts. You can see the vestiges of the Roman ruins as well as the old church and the overwhelming Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque.

You will be dropped off at your hotel at the end of your tour.

Departure place

Good to know

  • Availability: Tuesday and Friday (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Time and tour departure point (choose when booking):
  1. 8:00am if you go directly to the departure point in central Beirut
     
  2. 7:45am if you would like to be picked up from your hotel (free for hotels in Beirut)
  • To take part in this activity, simply present your voucher to the service provider on the day
  • Transport will be in an air-conditioned vehicle. Some of the tours will be on foot
  • Children under 4 years of age can participate in this activity free and share the seat with a parent.
  • We recommend that you bring sunscreen, a hat and a bottle of water for this tour
  • Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Please note: meals are not included in this tour

Price includes

  • The half-day guided tour of Beirut's historic centre (including admission to numerous sites)
  • The services of a certified guide (commentary in English, French and/or Arabic)
  • Round-trip transport from your hotel in Beirut

Price doesn’t include

  • Tips (optional)
  • Food and drinks

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