One of Lebanon's most breathtaking architectural wonders, The Beiteddine palace was built at the beginning of the 19th century on a rocky headland towering above a deep valley at the heart of Chouf by Emir Bechir El Chehab II, who ruled Mount-Lebanon for more than half a century.
A prime example of 19th Century Lebanese architecture, The Beiteddine palace is a composite work conceived by Italian architects and carried out by the finest artists and craftsmen from the whole region.
Built in the heart of the Chouf at the beginning of the 19th century, Beiteddine palace is a perfect example of classic Lebanese architecture of the time, reflecting a taste of grandeur and a fascinating history.
Savor the grandeur of Beiteddine, a perfect example of classic Lebanese architecture of the 19th century with grand dimensions in a setting of beautifully groomed gardens, and an elegant courtyard where fountains accent the graceful arcades on three sides of the court.
In a setting of beautifully groomed gardens, this 19th century palace has a fascinating history and grand dimensions encompassing three main courtyards. It is today the official summer residence of the President of the Republic.
Up in the Chouf Mountains, the Beiteddine palace complex is definitely worth the visit. With its grand dimensions, it encompasses three main courtyards, huge vaulted stables, small museums, guest apartments, water fountains, marble portals and marquetry, decorated ceilings, mosaic floors, and luxurious Turkish baths.
The magnificent Beiteddine palace fits perfectly with its mountains surroundings. It is a wonderful sight to behold with its vast courtyards and beautiful fountains ochre stone and perfectly geometrical arcades.
The splendor of Beiteddine palace is breathtaking with intricate woodwork and widows exquisitely decorated with multi-colored mosaics and marquetry, as well as panels embellished with Arab calligraphy in a setting of beautifully groomed gardens.