7 Things You Should Do if You’re Spending Eid in Lebanon!
This year, the four-day-long Eid El Adha is coming right between two weekends; a perfect opportunity for everyone to travel to a nearby destination for a week. Lebanon is arguably one of the best choices to spend Eid in for all travelers in the region as it’s situated in the heart of the Arab World. Lebanon is no more than two hours from anywhere in the Middle East. Moreover, there are tons of things to do in the beautiful country. If you’re spending Eid in Lebanon, here is the checklist of things you must do!
SKYBAR is definitely one of the best nightlife spots in Beirut! It is also crowned by some as the top nightclub in the entire Middle East. It opened back in 2003 at the top of Palm Beach Hotel and moved to the top of Biel in 2007. The place is so popular and successful that they opened another venue in Dubai called Sky 2.0. If you want to spend a night you’ll never forget, you should spend at least one night there.
Cedars of God
The Cedars of God is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and it is one of the most beautiful things you’ll ever get to see. The rare forest is one of the last vestiges of the extensive forests of the Lebanon cedar that once thrived across Mount Lebanon in ancient times.
Baatara Gorge Waterfall
Baatara Gorge Waterfall is a natural wonder in a mountain cave known as the Balaa Pothole or the Cave of the Three Bridges. The waterfall drops 225 meters into the Balaa Pothole, creating a magical view that you can’t afford to miss.
Temple of Jupiter
If you’re into history and ancient architecture, you definitely shouldn’t miss a trip to the Temple of Jupiter. It is located at the Baalbek complex in Heliopolis Syriaca. There you can admire ancient Roman architecture and take unforgettable pictures. The temple served as an oracle and was dedicated to Jupiter Heliopolitanus.
Bayt Em Nazih
Bayt Em Nazih is a local restaurant located at Hamra Urban Gardens. It is known for its amazing home-made food and for its very friendly environment; from the staff to its regulars. In addition to the great food, the place hosts live performances to entertain the guests.
Five Islands Festival
On the 10th and 11th of August, Lebanon will host a musical festival with more than 60 artists! If you’re spending the Eid week in Lebanon, then you should definitely invest two of your days in this exciting music festival.
Zaituna Bay is Beirut’s finest leisure destination located at the Beirut marina. You’ll find various restaurants, retail shops, and activity centers. There is something for everyone to enjoy at Zaituna Bay, thus, you should definitely not miss paying it a visit during your trip to Lebanon.