Beit Eddine, Beiteddine

#3 of 19 in Historic Sites in Mount Lebanon Governorate
Must see · Castle · Tourist Spot
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. Work out when and for how long to visit Beit Eddine and other Beiteddine attractions using our handy Beiteddine online tour planner.
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  • For some reason my wife and I did not really have this castle on our visit list but due to the weather not being great we decided to take the 45 minute drive and are so glad we did! Very pleasantly...  more »
  • Beautiful and Good place to visit.. It's a historical place since 212 years . Architect and design is top notch. Garden and landscaping is amazing, the Turkish toilets and Bath interesting, the...  more »
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