Tourism in Lebanon
The Lebanese Republic has an important and vital tourism sector, which is visited by millions of visitors, and tourists from all over the world every year due to its attractive places and attractions, including: historical archaeological sites, stunning landscapes, and others, and statistics indicated in 2003 That the total hotel reservations in Lebanese hotels amounted to about 16,202 rooms, and the number of foreign tourists who visited the country in the same year amounted to 1,015,793 tourists, which led to making the tourism sector’s contribution to the overall output amounting to one billion dollars.
The most important tourist attractions in Lebanon
The Lebanese Republic abounds in many wonderful sites and attractions, and the following are mentioned for their most important:
Hamra Street is located in Beirut, and it is considered one of the most famous places in it, where it is called (the Champs Elysées), due to the large number of tourists who attract it, and the area’s residents are lovers of intellectual and cultural activity, as there are many libraries , And universities that the American University is one of.
Pigeon Rocks is located in Beirut. It is a huge historical rock located in the sea, and it is considered one of the important tourist natural landmarks in the city, knowing that visitors and tourists can tour the Corniche and enjoy watching it.
The Temple of Bacchus is located in the Lebanese city of Baalbek, and it is the most beautiful ornate Roman temples in the world, as it is distinguished by its magnificent architectural design, as it includes many huge stone pillars that are distributed along its facade at an average of 8 columns, and along its sides at an average rate 15 columns, along with reliefs, stunning figures, and more.
the National Museum
The National Museum is located in Beirut, and it is considered the main cultural institution in the city; it includes many works of art, historical artifacts that express the history of Lebanon, and previous civilizations that had a cultural influence, including: bronze statues, Phoenician coffins, and others.