Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in Beirut do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In Beirut, DST starts on the last Sunday in March and ends on the last Sunday in October.
Facts About Beirut
Information for Travelers
Beirut is the capital of Lebanon and has become one of the most beautiful cities in the Middle East world.
Located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, all the places to visit in the city of Beirut share history and character with some of the most exotic cities in the world.
The wide boulevards and boulevards built by French colonial rulers match the glorious mosque complexes that were built by the Ottomans and Mamluks, and the ancient ruins of Roman temples and bathhouses top it all.
Just an hour's drive from the city, Byblos is one of the best places to visit near Beirut if you're a history and archeology buff.
The city is one of the oldest of all Phoenician cities and has been continuously inhabited since 5000 BC.
The National Museum of Obelisks was built 3,200 to 3,600 years ago and is a surreal experience to visit.
The Crusaders' Fort and the Sultan Abdul Majid Mosque are also historical pieces that are worth a visit.
Tourism in Beirut has flourished in recent decades.
Located on the former Green Line, the National Museum of Beirut is a magnificent glimpse into Lebanon's history.
The American University of Beirut (AUB) is the most prestigious university in the city and should be on your list of places to visit in Beirut.
Historic buildings are interspersed with botanical gardens, a bird sanctuary and a private beach on the 61 acres of land that make up the university.
Read about Beirut in Wikipedia