Beit Eddine, Beiteddine

#3 of 14 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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  • Such a beautifully maintained Palace (still in use today as the September retreat of the President of Lebanon). To be frank the Ottoman era palaces that you can see in Turkey are much grander but this...  more »
  • A palace that is also summer resistance of the president of the Lebanese republic. Huge, beautiful, with various rooms all furnished. Recommended for a trip from Beirut (about 20 km).
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