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Address: Jarjou-Ein Boswar Road,, Iqlim al Tuffah, Lebanon
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Historical place, war museum.

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Fascinating beautifully done propaganda museum

A day trip to Mleeta is worth the uncertainty of the adventure. We'd heard from several people that the Mleeta Museum, celebrating the victory of Hezbollah over Israel, was a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 January 2017
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Santa Cruz, California
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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

A day trip to Mleeta is worth the uncertainty of the adventure. We'd heard from several people that the Mleeta Museum, celebrating the victory of Hezbollah over Israel, was a must-do day trip from Beirut. Many people rent a car to go to this unusual, extremely well-executed propaganda museum celebrating Hezbollah, but I didn't feel confident driving with the crazy... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

As a landscape designer, I think highly of this place, and I appreciate the experience. I think it's clean, safe, and the folks are very kind.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Mleeta was one of the primary strongholds of Hezbollah resistance during the occupation of southern Lebanon by Israel. The main memorial is an impressive symbolic expression of the conflict - a pit filled with destroyed Israeli military hardware. There are also well presented displays of the hideouts on the hillside and a tunnel. There is an informative film to watch,... More 

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1 Thank AndrewA64
Beirut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

The site has been open for 5 years, it is situated on a hill previously used by resistance warriors in the fight against the Israeli invasion of (South) Lebanon. You can ask for a guided tour, you learn a lot more about the story of the site this way. Then you get to visit an impressive tunnel in the depth... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

This museum is very well appointed, displays very well organized, recreation of events.. tunnels.. rooms recreated to relive events.. you walk through the displays outside and it takes you all around to various exhibits where everything explained on plaques and tells a story as you browse leisurely through the exhibits. There is even fresh water spouts around with mountain water... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Mlita is a unique outdoor museum which is a MUST if you were visiting South of Lebanon. This museum is informative and gives you a different perspective of the Lebanese-Israelli war and some of the Resistances “secrets” of how they fought Israel. The site of the museum is on a hill with a panoramic view (AMAZING views of the nearby... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

Very interesting site that celebrate the Hezbollah and its struggle against Israel. It tells the story of the Lebanese Resistance against Israel and shows how were Lebanese fighters hide and how they fought for years.

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3 Thank Hasan J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

Very interesting tourist site that celebrate the Hezbollah and its struggle against Israel. The site itself is part museum, part outdoor park with beautiful scenery. On display is war loot and Hezbollah equipment used in the resistance against the israeli occupation of southern Lebanon. Well worth the travel if you´r interested in understanding the Hezbollah point of view.

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014

It's really worth to see it to understand better history of Lebanon during last ~40 years. Beautiful place, amazing gardens and flowers mixed with guns and tanks, what makes all this more impressive. And the way to Mleeta trough mountains is also very beautiful.

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1 Thank Inchukins
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

I have visited Mleeta Hezbollah museum on both my visits to Lebanon. I will also visit whenever I go there. An outstanding layout with exceptional views. But what truly makes this place worthy of visit is when you know that this is the same place where true men forgo all their attachments to this world and made a stand against... More 

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