Jeita Grotto, the longest cave in the Middle East

Valley of the Dog River, ???? ??????? Beirut, Libano

Simona Bertolaso

Beirut

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Natura incontaminata
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Inglese
Facility
Food, Tickets, Equiphment

Description

Jeita Grotto, the longest cave in the Middle East, is situated approximately 11 miles (18km) north of Beirut. It consists of two separate, but interconnected, limestone caves, and boasts a length of 5.6 miles (9km). One of the worlds most amazing agglomerations of stalactites and stalagmites, Jeita Grotto is widely considered to be the pride of Lebanon, and featured as a finalist in the New 7 Wonders of Nature competition.

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