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Introducing Beirut


Beirut is one of the most colorful cities in the Middle East - a cosmopolitan blend of different peoples, nations, religions all living together. It's impossible for the explorer within to resist Beirut's Western flair mixed with Eastern exoticism. Sit back in upscale cafés and restaurants, and let the archaeological majesty of the past tower before you. Take a stroll through the Ottoman influences of the city, head over to the always vibrant beaches, or discover a totally different side of Beirut and experience its traditional daily lifestyle. If you want to understand the Middle East, Beirut is a great place to start.

Beirut is known for:


History and Art Entertainment and Shopping Culinary Seaside

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Damour (21 km)
Aley (19 km)
Jüniyah (22 km)
CURRENCY
Lebanese Pound (LBP)

COUNTRY CODE
+961

ELECTRIC POWER
A, B, C, D, Ğ

TIME ZONE
GMT +2

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€3.27

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€47.16

Average Temperature

Beirut airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY) is 9 km from the city center. There is no public transportation between the city center and the airport.

Average time from airport: 10-15 minutes

Distance from airport: 9 km

TAXI:

It's easy to find a taxi as you leave the airport. Taxis with the airport logo on them have set prices. However, as with the rest of the Middle East, you can try to bargain for a lower price.

Average taxi price: 25 dollar

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