Free Walking Tour essential Beirut

Duration: 4h
Languages: English
Guru: Karim
Registered on July 02, 2022

Hello, My Name is Karim. I'm a licensed guide in Lebanon. I've been guiding for 4 years and love to show people my city. The goal of the free walking tour is to give an in-depth look into the complex country of Lebanon; from history to politics, to the financial crisis, and many other subjects like the civil war (1975-1990), the Beirut Blast, the Religious diversity/power sharing agreement and more! Come join us on this fun and educational experience. See you there!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Tour Beirut's walking tour, covers the main sites of the capital, including: 

  • Martyr’s Statue
  • The Al-Amine Mosque (from outside)
  • The Saint George Maronite Cathedral (from outside)
  • The  ruins of the center of the Roman city of Berytus
  • The  “I love Beirut” Sign
  • Beirut Souks + Zaha Hadid Building
  • The  farmer’s market (on Saturdays only)
  • Zeituna Bay
  • Saint George Hotel and Assassination spot of Ex-prime minister Rafic Harriri
  • Old Holiday Inn

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  • Meeting point:
    VGW4+HV3, Beirut, Lebanon
    VGW4+HV3, Beirut, Lebanon
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    You can find me at downtown beirut, Martyrs Square

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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KEVIN 06 Dec 2022

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
The tour with Karim was excellent!!! We received a lot of significant information about Beirut, Lebanon and nowadays social, political and economic situation. We recommend a lot this tour!!!
Peter 23 Nov 2022
San Francisco

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Travelled alone - Nov 2022
Such a great tour! It's full of so much good information about the current state of Lebanon and problems that it faces. Absolutely 100% recommend.
Kristine 25 Oct 2022

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Travelled alone - Oct 2022
Everyone visiting Lebanon should do this tour. It was super informative. You really get an in-depth understanding of the country and its history, internal and external relations. Karim is also a fantastic storyteller and just has so much knowledge. Can't recommend it enough.
Lukáš 24 Oct 2022

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
We really liked the tour, Karim was very nice guy and he was talking with emotions and also mentioned his opinions about stuff, which we really liked.
Holly 14 Oct 2022

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Travelled alone - Oct 2022
An amazing free walk in Beirut!! You want to tip it’s so good. The history and discussion and overall tour was outstanding. I would recommend it to anyone. I learned more about the history and theories of Lebanese politics and systems. Karim also has a great sense of humour. Very enjoyable tour and incredible informative. I had fun!
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.