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8 Days in Beirut: A Journey of Culture and Cuisine

Moyed ALnaimat

Moyed ALnaimat

4 Dec 2023

Embark on a captivating 8-day adventure in Beirut, Lebanon, where you'll discover vibrant art galleries, historic landmarks, and mouthwatering culinary delights. Immerse yourself in the rich culture of this bustling city and indulge in the flavors of Lebanese cuisine. Get ready for an unforgettable experience!

Day 1Café Hopping and Art Exploration
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$35

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$ 4

City Suite Hotel

Depart from your stay 🏨

14 - 17 min

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Gordon's Cafe
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$7
2 - 3 min

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Mansour Assaf - Mosque
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free
13 - 20 min

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Arab Image Foundation
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Free
6 - 9 min

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Nicolas Sursock Museum
Opened in 1961, this museum displays Lebanese & international modern art in a 1912 villa.
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
$10
3 - 4 min

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Bavaglino
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$18
Day 2From Coffee to Contemporary Art
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$19

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$ 7

City Suite Hotel

Depart from your stay 🏨

10 - 12 min

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Starbucks
The Starbucks Experience is more than a cup of coffee. From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrated the rich tradition of coffee, but that also brought a feeling of community, a comfortable third place away from the demands of work and home.
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$11
1 - 2 min

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Zaitunay Bay
Bustling destination offering a promenade by the marina, retail stores, restaurants & cafes.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free
9 - 11 min

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Marfa' contemporary art gallery
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Free
22 - 33 min

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Sursock Palace
Built in 1860, this opulent mansion surrounded by gardens now hosts private events.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free
7 - 9 min

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Martyrs' Square
Memorial monument commemorating nationalists who were executed here in 1916 under Ottoman rule.
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Free
3 - 4 min

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Clap
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$8
Day 3Savoring Flavors and Cultural Gems
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$29

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$ 5

City Suite Hotel

Depart from your stay 🏨

12 - 15 min

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Kampai (كامباي)
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$10
1 - 2 min

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Mark Hachem Gallery
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free
11 - 16 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
6 - 8 min

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Villa Audi Mosaic Museum
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
$6
10 - 15 min

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Saint Elias and Saint Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Catholic Cathedral
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Free
4 - 5 min

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Little China
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$12
Day 4Sunsets and Heritage Sites
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$23

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$ 4

City Suite Hotel

Depart from your stay 🏨

15 - 18 min

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eat sunshine
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$10
2 - 3 min

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Musée de la Préhistoire Libanaise
Collection of Paleolithic & Neolithic artifacts such as stone tools, pottery & bones, plus tours.
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Free
8 - 11 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.
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
$6
15 - 18 min

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Pigeon Rock
Popular tourist destination known for its iconic rock formations in picturesque seaside surrounds.
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Free
2 - 3 min

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Bayrock Cafe
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$6
Day 5Artistic Treasures and Gastronomic Delights
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$21

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$ 4

City Suite Hotel

Depart from your stay 🏨

12 - 17 min

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Mediterrannee
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$4
16 - 23 min

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Galerie Janine Rubeiz
Established gallery specializing in modern & contemporary works by Lebanese artists.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free
9 - 14 min

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Dalloul Art Foundation
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Free
12 - 15 min

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American University of Beirut Museum
Archeological museum established in 1902 with artifacts ranging from prehistory to the 19th century.
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Free
4 - 5 min

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Paul
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$17
Day 6Beachside Fun and Artistic Discoveries
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$32

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$ 4

City Suite Hotel

Depart from your stay 🏨

6 - 9 min

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Arous Al Bahr
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$4
2 - 3 min

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مدينة ملاهي بيروت
Amusement park featuring numerous attractions, including a ferris wheel with views of the coast.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$19
10 - 12 min

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Agial Art Gallery
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Free
2 - 3 min

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Charlie's HotDog
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$9
Day 7Coffee, Silk, and Art
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$20

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$ 7

City Suite Hotel

Depart from your stay 🏨

16 - 20 min

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Cappuccino Ashrafieh
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$12
14 - 21 min

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Beirut Art Center
Modest, minimalist contemporary-art gallery with educational programming & rotating exhibits.
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Free
19 - 23 min

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The Silk Museum - Bsous
In addition to silk production & history exhibits, this airy museum offers a boutique & plant shop.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
16 - 20 min

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The Mate' Factory
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$8
Day 8Rooftop Views and Historical Wonders
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$31

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$ 4

City Suite Hotel

Depart from your stay 🏨

14 - 17 min

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Kudeta Café
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$11
5 - 8 min

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National Museum of Beirut
Archeological artifacts dating from prehistory to the 1500s & telling the history of Lebanon.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$13
4 - 5 min

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Ortega Spanish Bistro
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$7

Budget breakdown: $242 In total

Activities & Food:$208
Transport:$34