On your next trip to Lebanon’s capital make sure to consider our Beirut car hire services. Despite the fact that the city is located on a rather small headlands it is still home to about two million people and is by far the country’s largest city.
The city is served by the Lebanon Airport called Rafik Hariri Airport which is located only about seven kilometers from the city and while there are no public transportation options to get you from the airport to the city there are lots of taxis and private minibuses but your best choice by far would be to employ our Beirut car rental services and have a car ready and waiting for you at the airport as soon as you land.
Before getting into some of the sights and attractions that Beirut has to offer it should be noted that the visa policies vary a whole lot depending on the country that you will be visiting Lebanon from so you will have to check beforehand what type of visa you are eligible for.
Beirut offers a specific type of Middle Eastern experience featuring an outdoor cafe culture combined with European architecture with many inhabitants being able to speak some French or English or both.
The city offers a wide array of sights and attractions depending on the district that you are visiting at any one time however there are a couple sights which have to be seen by any visitor, such as the Pigeon Rocks which is a huge natural arch that just juts up from the Mediterranean.
The Place de l’Etoile was originally built by the French at the center of the downtown district but it suffered a lot of damage during the most recent war, however it has been recently restored.
The Jeita Grotto is something truly interesting and captivating, it’s a series of crystallized caves. An underground river has been digging away at the limestone in this area and created two large caves the size of cathedrals filled with a variety of color and stalactites and stalagmites of all shapes and sizes.
As mentioned before these are just a few of the many attractions that Lebanon’s capital as to offer so make sure to consider our Beirut car hire services on your next trip there.