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A Must Visit

The grotto is privately owned and no photography is permitted inside it. This being a conscious... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Coimbra, Portugal
Definitely earns it's WOW factor!

If you've been to other caves/caverns before you might consider passing this up, but don't! This... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Dallas, Texas
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Qornet El Hamra, Lebanon
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

The grotto is privately owned and no photography is permitted inside it. This being a conscious decision on the part of the owner that camera flashes going off would be detrimental to the enjoyment of other visitors. Something I agree with 100%. All cameras and...More

Thank martyncymro
Reviewed 29 November 2017

If you've been to other caves/caverns before you might consider passing this up, but don't! This place is beautiful, fascinating and captivating.

Thank rj3k365
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Most visited place in Beirut. I was lucky went there in a rainy day. I love it and think everybody should visit this place.

2  Thank Javad A
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Driving down to the caves one wonders if this is really going to be worthwhile as the surrounds give nothing away of what awaits the traveler. The caves are absolutely magnificent and breathtaking, wish there were private tours to explore more! This was my second...More

Thank Ritzma
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I can't say a thing... words can't describe the experience. Just visit and you will know as it is a master piece of nature tucked inside the Lebanese mountains. Very close to Beirut.

Thank Ali K
Reviewed 7 March 2016

A must visit in Lebanon, it is a very unique place. you can visit any time of the year. the nature will surprise you. you need around 2 hours to check all the grotto

Thank AmineFatme
Reviewed 10 January 2016

great day out with family lots of things to do including cable cabins short trip -easy to get to clean but: expensive to buy souvenirs and no good places to eat

Thank antoine a
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Contender for the Eight wonders of the world, the Best Grotto in the Middle East and one of the Best in the world.

Thank bassramy
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Amazing formations everywhere .. 2 caves the upper one you walk in on you feets and the lower one you have a quick trip using a boat .. enjoy it .. you leave your stuff in a locker outside and pics are not allowed inside

Thank Michaelrizk
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I think this place is true description of , how beautiful nature can be. This place looks like a castle from inside , just that this castle is natural formation . Also i will like to applaud the people who are maintaining it .Its neat...More

Thank Arti2308
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Karen B
3 November 2016|
Response from Ali K | Reviewed this property |
I don't see anything preventing babies from going in especially if the parents are taking good care of their child. Of course, they should be very careful and in case the baby cries the sound will be heard all over the... More