Beirut rarely falls in the bucket list of any traveler. However, if you will know about the city in detail, you will surely fall in love with the place. Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, is a small country along the Mediterranean. The country is best known for its relishing food, rich history, dazzling nightlife, deep blue sea and panoramic mountains. Besides, the local people are welcoming.
Here are top five reasons you should visit Beirut.
Lebanon is a melting pot of cultures and religions. Roughly the population of the country is divided into half Muslims and half Christians with a handful of other religions. Here, you will hear French, English, and Arabic. The people you will meet welcoming you will hail from diverse cultures. Therefore, if you want to take a glimpse of various cultures, visit Beirut.
The food in Beirut is incredibly tasty and something more than hummus. You must have tasted falafel, fattoush, za’atar salad, but here you will find the authentic taste of these famous Lebanese dishes. Besides, the country is also well known for its fantastic French food, Armenian cuisine, fruits and a taste of Mexico.
Top class hotels
Beirut is home to some of the world’s most luxurious hotels. The hotel industry in Lebanon is well developed and one of the most hospitable in the world. Some hotel offers panoramic views of azure sea water and beautiful hill tops. There are also several top notch boutique hotels offering lavish amenities to the visitors, and it is very easy to find and book a hotel in Beirut. One can also get a cultural view be residing in any good hotels in Ashrafieh that is famous for being one of the most charming and oldest districts of Beirut.
You can watch the city come alive during the night through its sky bars and rooftops. With best quality drinks and live music, one can’t help themselves falling in love with Beirut’s nightlife. You can party hard, dance, enjoy drinks entire night in Beirut.
Lebanon is one of the oldest wine-producing places in the world. You can sip Lebanese wine at most restaurants here. For a tasting tour, visit a good comprehensive restaurant that serves both, Lebanese buffet as well as wine. You can never be happier in life.
These reasons are enough for any globetrotter to pack his/her bags and head to Beirut. So when are you planning a trip to Lebanon?