Jounieh

This is the city of ancient civilizations and a modern business center for the today visionary entrepreneur.Come and experience the excitement, you will delighted to visit Jounieh the hub of cultures and civilization.

Casino Du Liban:

The Casino Du Liban is 2 km away, Beirut Airport is 20 Km, the Cedars of Lebanon at 100km, Byblos at 10 km, Jeita Grotto at 8 km, Harissa at 7 km and Tripoli at 50km.

Jounieh, only 15 km north of Beirut the Capital of Lebanon, lies the port town of JOUNIEH, in the Keserwan region, this city still retains some of the charm of yesterday in the old stone souk area near ferry terminal.

The area-known as "Old Jounieh"- has recently undergone an overhaul and there are outdoor cafes and restaurants mixed among boutiques, artisan shops, banks, supermarkets, hotels of all categories. But as soon as the sun sets, the daytime charm turns into night-time glitz.

Scores of restaurants, pubs and night clubs line the old bay side road from Jounieh northward to Mameltein. Whatever your fancy-from Lebanese cuisine replete with Arabic singers and belly dancers to fine French fair and European shows.

Jounieh can satisfy your palette and sense of adventure. The area is crowded with fun seekers every night of the week and packed on weekends. The jewel of the area is perched atop a cliff overlooking the bay: the Casino Du Liban.

The famed Casino, once on the itinerary of the international jet-set in the 60's and 70's reopened last year after a complete post-war rehabilitation. Greeting sea fares to the Port of Jounieh is Our Lady of Harissa, a white-washed statue towering above the area from its 600 meter high mountain perch.

The Basilica and statue are accessible from Jounieh via the Telepherique (suspended cable car), which is open all year round. During the summer season, a night time ascent and descent gives you a remarkable sparkling view of the Jounieh and bay area. During the spring and early summer months, you can leave a balmy sunny day along the cost and arrive at a fog enshrouded terminal building on the top.

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