It’s time to start planning that mini getaway with your friends or family.
Where better to visit than Beirut!
Known for being the party central of this side of the world, the tiny capital sits right on the Mediterranean coast.
Beirut has it all from gorgeous mountains views to fabulous shopping malls, there’s something for everyone.
There is no doubt that it is one of the most gorgeous cities in the Middle East and is definitely worth adding to your bucket list.
Here are a few things that you can do in this fast-paced, lively city!
1. Zaitunay Bay for breaky
Start your day right by heading to Beirut Marina, where you can enjoy a delish breakfast with a view.
There are a variety of restos and cafes that offer a wide range of cuisines.
So be sure to check it out.
2. Get your tan on at Tyre beach
Tyre beach is one of the most popular beaches in Beirut.
It is clean and open to the public, which means you can soak up the sun and enjoy an afternoon just swimming in the water and relaxing.
If you’re someone who’s a sucker for sunsets, then this is one of the best spots for it.
3. Walk around Ashrafieh and breathe in ALL the culture around you
Achrafieh is one of the oldest districts in Beirut, it is known for its architecture.
The National Museum of Beirut is also located here.
So by visiting the museum, you will be able to gain an insight into the city’s history and culture.
4. Nightlife at the Mar Mikhael neighborhood
End your day by checking out some of the coolest bars and clubs at the Mar Mikhael neighbourhood.
It has some of the best bars, and the whole vibe of the place is very retro, so be sure to add this to your list.
5. Shop at City centre Beirut
One of the most popular malls in town that has a variety of stores that are quite affordable.
You can spend a good day at the mall and shop till you drop.
6. Check out the Halabi bookstore
If you’re a book lover then you must visit this contemperory bookshop.
It has a great ambience where you can sit and read peacefully and also purchase some of your favorite books.
7. Get educated on Beirut’s history at Dar El-Nimer
A space that is purely dedicated to the history and culture of the country.
Over here you can learn all about the modern and historical culture, and browse through El-Nimer private art collection.
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8. Hop on the sightseeing bus and get a feel of Beirut entirely!
There’s no better way to roam around town than the city bus.
It’s a tour bus that takes you around the city to the iconic structures museums, churches, mosques and historical landmarks.
9. You can’t miss out on the cable car ride at Teleferique
One of the most popular tourist attractions in Beirut that offers breathtaking views of the bay of Jounieh.
These spectacular views are definitely insta worthy, be sure to add it to your list.
10. Try authentic Lebanese dishes at Em Sherif Restaurant
You absolutely can’t miss out on the mouth watering Lebanese cuisine.
Em Sherif resto is known for its authentic cuisine rich in flavor, food so delish it’ll keep you coming back for more.