Beirut or “the house of Law”, being its capital, Lebanon is a small country in the Middle East, with a surface of 10452 Km2 and long a coastline on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea.
Many are the civilizations that crossed Lebanon’s history, enriching its culture and leaving traces and tales. From Phoenician, to Egyptian, Roman, Umayyad, Crusader, and Ottomans, Lebanon landscape is marked by ruins, fortresses, castles, museums and historical sites, scattered about the country and mostly are easily accessible.
Lebanon’s coastline on the Mediterranean Sea, turned it into a gateway to the Middle East, and promoted cultural exchange between the Levant and the West. Lebanon is more than a country; it is a meeting point and a melting pot for civilizations, cultures and people.
The Lebanese respect for traditions, desire to share the beauty of their heritage, and their generous hospitality will captivate your imagination and keep you coming back for more!
|Languages spoken||Arabic, French and English|
|Currency used||LB Lira|