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🌟10 Days in Beirut: A Journey of Art and Culture🌟

Faten Alloush

Faten Alloush

10 Jan 2024

Embark on a 10-day adventure through the vibrant streets of Beirut, immersing yourself in the rich art and culture scene. Discover hidden gems, visit iconic landmarks, and experience the true essence of this captivating city.

Day 1Unveiling the Spirit of Beirut
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Saint George Maronite Cathedral
Ornate neoclassical church erected in the 19th century & rebuilt after the Lebanese civil war.
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Free
9 - 14 min

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Mark Hachem Gallery
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Free
10 - 12 min

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Pigeon Rock
Popular tourist destination known for its iconic rock formations in picturesque seaside surrounds.
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Free
Day 2Tracing the Footsteps of Ancient Civilizations
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Musée de la Préhistoire Libanaise
Collection of Paleolithic & Neolithic artifacts such as stone tools, pottery & bones, plus tours.
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Free
4 - 5 min

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Saint Elias and Saint Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Catholic Cathedral
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free
Day 3A Night of Enchantment and Spirituality
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Le Grand Théatre des Milles et Une Nuits
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free
3 - 4 min

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Mohammad Al Amin Mosque
Opened in 2008, this Ottoman-influenced Muslim mosque features a 48-m. blue dome.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Free
Day 4A Fusion of Art and Heritage
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Dar El-Nimer for Arts and Culture
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Free
10 - 12 min

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Dalloul Art Foundation
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free
Day 5Exploring the Artistic Treasures of Beirut
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American University of Beirut Museum
Archeological museum established in 1902 with artifacts ranging from prehistory to the 19th century.
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Free
13 - 16 min

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Galerie Janine Rubeiz
Established gallery specializing in modern & contemporary works by Lebanese artists.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free
Day 6Unveiling Contemporary Art in the Heart of the City
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Agial Art Gallery
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Free
10 - 12 min

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Beit Beirut - Museum and Urban Cultural Center
Civil war artifacts & art shows in a battle-scarred & restored 1920s Ottoman-style apartment block.
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
$6
Day 7A Journey through the Artistic Soul of Beirut
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Beirut Art Center
Modest, minimalist contemporary-art gallery with educational programming & rotating exhibits.
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Free
7 - 9 min

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National Museum of Beirut
Archeological artifacts dating from prehistory to the 1500s & telling the history of Lebanon.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$13
Day 8Unearthing the Hidden Gems of Beirut
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MIM Mineral Museum
Crystals & gemstones from around the world in a huge variety of geometric forms & striking colors.
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Free
8 - 10 min

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Arab Image Foundation
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Free
Day 9A Blend of Culture, History, and Serenity
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Zaitunay Bay
Bustling destination offering a promenade by the marina, retail stores, restaurants & cafes.
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Free
7 - 9 min

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Nicolas Sursock Museum
Opened in 1961, this museum displays Lebanese & international modern art in a 1912 villa.
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
$10
2 - 3 min

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Sursock Palace
Built in 1860, this opulent mansion surrounded by gardens now hosts private events.
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Free
Day 10Immersing in the Modern Art Scene
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Aramé
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Free
11 - 16 min

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Marfa' contemporary art gallery
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Free

Budget breakdown: $40 In total

Activities & Food:$29
Transport:$12