Discovering Niemeyer Architecture, Mina Sea Side & Old Trains in Tripoli


Sunday, 21 February 2016
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Are you curious to discover a space you never thought would exist in Lebanon?

Did you know that Niemeyer the icon of modern architecture who is behind the City of Brazilia has designed it?

Then get ready to walk the Avant-Garde International Exhibition Fair designed in the 60ies by the renowned Brazilian Architect Oscar Niemeyer in the second largest city of Lebanon!

A smooth slow walk will follow in the old Mina streets where you can taste local specialties while listening to some history about Tripoli and Mina.

Then before going back to Beirut, we’ll discover the Old Train Station that goes back to 1911, the German & French trains inside and finally have a relaxing ride in the bus along the beautiful coastline of Mina and Tripoli.

Departure at 9 am from Beirut to Tripoli (a bus will be waiting at 8:30 am at the Virgin bldg at Downtown Beirut in front of the Martyr’s square)

11 am: Start of the tour at the main gate of the fair next to where the big Pole is located (for the ones joining in Tripoli without the bus )

Traditional Tripolitan Lunch
Return to Beirut: Afternoon (around 3/4 pm)

The guided tour fee: 30 000 LL (20$)
Bus fee: 15 000 LL (10$)
Fee for Tripolitans : 20 000 LL

(Payment: the day of the trip)
Places are limited therefore please register by sending your email address and phone number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (For more info 70 12 67 64)

- If cancellation is without prior notice of 24 hours, the full fee of the bus is still required.
- Bring your snacks, water or juice as there are no shops in the Fair.
- Lunch is not included in the tour package and it would range between 5000LL to 7000LL with a soft drink & coffee!
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