Sometimes getting lost is an awesome way to discover a new place. That being said, it's always wise to understand a couple of key facts about your destination before you head off. Read on for a few basics about Beirut.
Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, is 140 miles (225 kilometers) to the north from the prominent city, Amman.
This area of Lebanon contains roughly 1,900,000 people.
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Making new memories in Beirut starts with choosing the perfect place to stay. With 149 accommodations in Lebanon's bustling capital, we're positive you'll discover exactly what you desire.
Luxury rooms, first-class amenities and impeccable service is what you'll find when you book the Le Gray (Martyrs Square) or the Four Seasons Hotel Beirut (1418 Prof. Wafic Sinno Ave). More of a budget savvy adventurer? The Minto Suites (Hamra Street) and the Quality Rooms (Lebanese University Street) may be more your style.
The excitement of roaming a brand new place will never get old. Once you've touched down at Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY), the middle of Beirut will be just 5 miles (8 kilometers) to the north from here.
While the usual tourist areas in Beirut are fun to see, why not step away for a while and experience some cool new sights with a rental car via Travelocity?
Arriving by air? Avis at Rafic Hariri International Airport is the vendor to go to after you hit the tarmac.
Avis is right in the city center. All you have to do is head to Kantari Solidere. Budget at Budget Kantari is another option to check out.
If you're planning on staying in this lively metropolis, you'll want to add Pigeon Rocks to your vacation bucket list. It's one of the most noteworthy attractions in the area.
Left your watch at home? Don't worry. Just look up at Clock Tower, a historic structure that's been expertly keeping time for generations. Seeking some more options? You don't have to be a star pupil to admire the magnificent lecture halls and intriguing stories of American University of Beirut. But there's more. Are the kids getting bored with playing in the park? Take them on an outing to Planet Discovery. Alive with interesting displays and interactive experiences, getting little ones to learn about the world has never been so much fun!
If you've got a couple of spare days and you're happy to travel 16 miles (26 kilometers), stop by Halat. This happening destination is brimming with things to see and do. Start uncovering its culture at the Casino du Liban. If you're keen to learn more, make your way to the Roman Colonnades and Byblos Castle too. If this isn't what you're after, try Chtaura. Just 20 miles (32 kilometers) away, this area features other noteworthy attractions including Menshieh Park, the Our Lady of Zahle and Bekaa and Cathedral of Our Lady of Deliverance. Spend a day or two here to visit them all!
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This family-friendly Beirut hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Hamra Street, Zaitunay Bay and KidzMondo. Beirut International Exhibition & Leisure Center and City Center Beirut are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Located in Beirut Central District, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Beirut Corniche and Zaitunay Bay. Hamra Street and Pigeon Rocks are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Located in Ras Beirut, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Beirut Corniche and Hamra Street. Pigeon Rocks and Zaitunay Bay are also within 2 mi (3 km).
Located in the center of Beirut, this family-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Beirut Corniche and Zaitunay Bay. Hamra Street and Pigeon Rocks are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Located in Hamra, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lebanese American University, Hamra Street, and Pigeon Rocks. Beirut Municipal Stadium and Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Located in Raouche, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within 1 mi (2 km) of Pigeon Rocks, Lebanese American University, and Hamra Street. Manara Lighthouse and Rene Mouawad Garden are also within 2 mi (3 km).
This family-friendly Beirut hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Beirut Corniche, Hamra Street, and Zaitunay Bay. Pigeon Rocks and Beirut Municipal Stadium are also within 3 mi (5 km).
This family-friendly Beirut hotel is located on the Strip, within 1 mi (2 km) of Agial Art Gallery, Hamra Street, and Pigeon Rocks. Beirut Municipal Stadium and Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium are also within 3 mi (5 km).
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