Beirut is a city of contrast with beautiful architecture; this remains the cultural and commercial centre of the country.
Capital of Lebanon, Beirut is a little gem, nestled in the east of the Mediterranean. The city, that knew more than 17 years of civil war between the Christian and Muslim, is now a modern city with its traditions and identity, which will surprise you with its dynamism. Stroll into the city center, search for its palaces and architectural gems, wander through the shopping district of Hamra to capture the atmosphere of the city, visit the National Museum of Beirut and a walk on the Pigeon Rocks of Raouché... you will be offered unforgettable moments in a unique setting, you will return delighted.
Beirut is a financial center and port on the Mediterranean. It is a cultural center with major importance in the eastern Mediterranean and Arab countries. Beirut has long been considered, because of its strategic location as a crossroads between three continents (Asia, Africa and Europe), and access to the Orient.
The many facilities offered in Beirut are also the ideal meeting place that regularly hosts conferences and where to hold international, regional or local conferences. The port of Beirut on most of the eastern Mediterranean is equipped to accommodate dozens of freighters and cruise ships. Thanks to its unique position, the port of Beirut is well protected from the wind and sea currents. The modernization of its equipment is provided in the general plan for reconstruction of Lebanon. The Beirut International Airport serves the national carrier, Middle East Airlines and many foreign airlines.
Nightlife in Beirut never stops. Discos, nightclubs and pubs in neighborhoods Rue Monot (Ashrafieh), Verdun, Hamra, Gemmayzé on the ridges of the sea and in the city center, invite visitors to spend a pleasant time. The Lebanese capital remains one of the places reference for those seeking the essence of Mediterranean nightlife.