The Corniche

  • Public Space
  • El-Manara

Beirut National Museum (Mathaf)

  • National Museum
  • Mathaf

Al Omari Mosque

  • Place of Worship
  • Downtown

Originally the Crusader Cathedral of St. John (1113 - 1115 A.D.), the building was transformed into the city's Grand Mosque by the Mamlukes in 1291. A mosque or masjid is a place of worship for...


Al Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve

  • Public Space
  • Barouk

The largest of Lebanon nature reserves, Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve stretches from Dahr Al-Baidar in the north to Niha Mountain in the south. Blanketed with oak forests on its northeastern...


American University of Beirut (AUB)

  • University
  • Hamra

Founded in 1866, the American University of Beirut bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. A teaching-centered research...


Batroun Harbor

  • Public Space
  • Batroun

The old harbor of Batroun, one of the most beautiful in Lebanon, is host to a series of events during the summer.



  • Public Space
  • Becharreh

Bcharre is home to Lebanon's few remaining and preserved Cedars. It is also the birthplace of the famous Lebanese poet and artist Khalil Gibran. Locals have a notably distinct accent due to the...


Beirut Souks

  • Mall
  • Downtown

Designed in five separate commissions by international and Lebanese architects, Beirut Souks offer 128,000 sq m of built-up area interspersed with landscaped pedestrian zones. Beirut Souks are...


Beiteddine Palace

  • Public Space
  • Chouf

Beiteddine (House of Faith) is the name of both the village and the magnificent palace complex that lies within. The palace, perched on a steep elevation, rises from the surrounding landscape like a...


Bekaa Valley

  • Public Space
  • Bekaa Valley

The Beqaa Valley is a fertile valley in east Lebanon. It is home to a number of wineries and vineyards and serves as an important farming center in the country.