Beirut is a city of discovery; and there’s never been a better time to get under the skin of the capital. With the support of the Lebanese Ministry of Tourism, we highlight 20 of the top things to do.
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Four months after the catastrophic blast that rocked the capital, a group of volunteers has come together to create the Beirut City of Life initiative. We learn more about how the project began and the month-long program of events.
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There is no shortage of places to stay and things to do in Lebanon, so much so that we could all do with a helping hand. Take a look at our selection of beaches, wineries, museums and guesthouses with this handy Google Map.
Anjar has long been known as a place of refuge for Armenians whose ancestors fought heroically against the Turks in a 40-day battle on the mountain of Musa Dagh in 1915. Today, the town is steeped in history and has become an unexpected art hub.
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Like many other sectors, the local art industry has had to adapt to the various challenges that have changed the way live. Joumana Rizk-Yarak, founder and managing director of MIRROS, talks about what’s happening in Lebanon’s art scene.
We celebrate a rich culture, language, church and a tragic page in history that come together to reaffirm the survival of the Armenian people.
“Refugees’ Camps in Lebanon, the Unsustainable Precarity” by Houda Kassatly is the first online exhibition of the Alice Mogabgab Gallery.
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Used by numerous religions to mark the repetitions of prayers, chants or devotions, misbaha (prayer beads) are an important part of Lebanese heritage.
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Looking at images of Lebanon from the early 20th century reminds us how drastically the landscape has changed over a relatively short period of time.
If you’re a culture enthusiast, Beirut will not disappoint you. We uncover some of the city’s brightest jewels.