The astonishing set of rocks is offering you a warm welcome at Beirut which is the largest and the capital city of Lebanon. ‘The Pigeons Rocks’ or ‘The Pigeons Grotto’ are the most valuable natural treasures of this City, standing like gigantic guards in water and are visited by a number of tourists each year. So get ready to view this amazing monument and get cheap flights to Beirut (Lebanon). From the Airport you can proceed for your destination with the help of cars and buses.
This natural landmark and masterpiece known as Burj al-Hamam is located off the coast of Raouche (a commercial and residential neighbourhood of Beirut) at the western most tips and is 70 metres high from the sea level. Some theories suggest that it was created due to the destructive earthquakes that hit the Mediterranean Sea in 13th century but many believe that it is present since forever but whatever the reality is, the visitors are mesmerized by this marvellous beauty chiselled by the sea. Raouche is also well known for its restaurants, upscale buildings, cliff side cafes, the Corniche and the sea side walk.
Apart from it, Beirut has many other fascinating areas as well such as:
Temples of Baalbek:
One of the greatest Roman treasure in Lebanon and the wonder of the ancient world where the best Roman ruins are preserved.
It is a compound of two interconnected caves, with a length of approximately 9 kilometres and is situated in the valley of Nahr-al-Kalb, considered to be one of the worth seeing places.
Our Lady of Lebanon:
Also known as ‘Saydet Libnan’, is Virgin Mary’s bronze statue erected on a hill, approximately 650 metres high in the village of Harrissa.
National Museum of Beirut:
The Archaeological Museum of Lebanon that has a collection of more than 100,000 antiques.
Beirut Hippodrome organizes national and international horse racing competitions and also The Garden Show, in spring welcomes more than 24,000 visitors from all over the world.
Beirut has Mediterranean climate that is a dry and hot summer, pleasant spring and autumn and rainy, cool winters. August is regarded to be the hottest and January and February the coldest months of the year. In summers rainfall is very little where as in winters it spreads on large period of time. Snow is also very rare and for very short period of time. You should visit this charming place once in your lifetime.