Beirut is the capital of Lebanon and has a troubled and violent past. It is a mesmerizing and eclectic cultural heaven. The city is full of life because of its hospitable people. It is a combination of European and eastern culture rich in delicious cuisines, beaches, cafes, nightlife, discos, and many more. It enjoys the worth of “The Paris of the Middle East.” With the Mediterranean temperature and climate in Beirut, April to June is the suitable months to visit the area. Summer is humid and hot here. In December to February, heavy rainfalls come into seen. Some of the essential places to visit the city are given below
It was the residence of the Nicolas Ibrahim Sursock, who was an art collector. It changed into a museum in 1961. The museum focuses on contemporary and modern Lebanese artwork. You can view some international collection of Surcok here on display. The exhibition of Rotating art is always there around the year. Enjoy exploring Lebanese culture and art with the right flavor in the museum. The majority of the tourists come here to satisfy their tourism obsession. During the renovation, a restaurant was added. It is in the courtyard and offers tranquility in the middle of the museum.
Martyrs’ Square, Beirut
With a rocky political history, Lebanon is famous around the globe. The country has experienced plenty of strife of all sizes from civil war to colonialism and occupation. There are numerous tributes to its credit. This square is one of the iconic spots. It is rich in all political activities and history. This is the most famous spot in the city and a center of all important, cultural, and political activities. The processions start and end here.
The area is famous with the name of Pigeon rock as well. Lebanon is a small region and is famous for is touristy places and wonderful atmosphere. Beirut has several places to visit, but the most famous destination is the Rauch rocks. On the Mediterranean Sea, it stands like sentinels. Do not try to navigate the traffic in your rent a car service. The traffic is highly crazy. You cannot hire a taxi here if you are new to the area because these are sharing taxis. It is not safe for you.
Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque
It is famous with the name of the Blue Mosque. This is a Sunni Muslim Mosque and is in the Beirut downtown. With the blue color dome, the mosque exterior offers a beautiful site. The architecture of the mosque is highly traditional, and the solid structure offers the true delight of eastern culture. This mosque contains wide and spacious halls for prayer and is popular for the huge gathering on Friday prayer. The entire mosque offers a beautiful construction with appealing interior and exterior. The majority of the people come here to explore spiritual peace. It is one of the famous tourist attractions in Beirut.
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