Beirut, once famous as ‘the Paris of the Middle East,’ is a city that has influences from both the Middle East and Europe. It is evident from the unique, golden architecture around Nijmeh Square. If you’re looking for a place which is a mix of old and new and a real east-meet-west, there is none other than Beirut. It is a fast-paced, famous city which is quite addictive for its intoxicating environment, energetic and soulful atmosphere, and rich diversity. A couple of excellent museums are important sites to explore. Visit the waterfront and take a stroll near the Zaitounay Bay for a relaxing break. The vivacity of the city can be well-experienced with the Hop-on-Hop-off city bus tours.
Explore the city of Beirut that has a history dating back to 5000 years! It is still as fascinating today as it was in the past. Tour around the city and discover how the city transformed from past till now. Start your tour on the red line from Martyr’s Square and hop-off at St. Nicolas Stairs and witness the regular exhibitions and cultural events in the exhibition space. Gemmayzeh neighborhood is home to many bars where you may surely find something enjoyable to nibble. Next spot may attract you if you love shopping. Hop-off at Beirut Souks which is the commercial heart of the city from times immemorial.
Hop-on the bus to enjoy the trip from the open-top roof. Do not miss out the Roman Baths located in the heart of Downtown. The 2000 year old baths are excellent remnants that can help you in experiencing life in Roman Berytus, a popular name the ancient city once had. Hop-off at St. George Maronite Cathedral, a marvelous example of the city’s religious harmony that stands right by a beautiful mosque and Greek Orthodox Cathedral. The cathedral also has an excellent museum in its crypt.
Are you feeling an urge for coffee? Nothing can be better than buzzing Nejmeh Square. The bus will head next for Raouche where you can see incredible Pigeon Rocks and relax in one of the cliff-top cafes. Pay a visit to the last stop and get to see the captivating AUB Archaeological Museum. You will experience the insights into Beirut’s long and varied history. There is more to watch and do in Beirut, and you can enjoy most of it with City Sightseeing!
You can board the bus at any stop and voucher can be exchanged directly with the driver.
Printed vouchers are accepted at all stops.
Infants can travel free and you do not require to book infant ticket.
Downtown Walking Tour: Customers are required to reserve the walking tour after purchasing their tickets
Tour may be subject to route changes and delays at present due to disruptions in the city
Operational Details: Daily at 11:00am
Duration: 60 minutes
No cancellation charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date.
1 Martyrs' Square
2 Cathedral of St. Elian & St. Gregory
3 Sursock Museum & Villa Audi Mosaic Museum
4 ABC Achrafieh Mall
5 Beit Beirut Museum
6 The Great Famine Plaza
7 National Museum
8 ABC Verdun Mall
9 Raouche Rock
10 AUB Archaeological Museum
11 Zaitounay Bay
12 St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral & Beirut Souks
13 Roman Baths & St. Louis Capuchin Cathedral
14 The Garden of Forgiveness