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Address: Jarjou-Ein Boswar Road,, Iqlim al Tuffah, Lebanon
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Historical place, war museum.

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Just your average rural military museum, right?

This is one for the books. Located in a fairly remote area of Lebanon in hills previously defended by Hezbollah during the 1982 war, it’s about 80 kilometers and as many minutes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
midway42
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Minnesota
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Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one for the books. Located in a fairly remote area of Lebanon in hills previously defended by Hezbollah during the 1982 war, it’s about 80 kilometers and as many minutes to get here from Beirut. A car is essential, with ideally a driver who knows their way around as I wouldn’t trust myself with a map to get... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit but be prepared for a large amount of propaganda... I visited this place as part of a conference i attended in Lebanon and it was definitely interesting. Built about ten years ago as a memorial/museum to the 2006 war with israel its set in one of the old fortifications built by hezbollah. It shows various bunker... More 

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Thank Calum S
Santa Cruz, California
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

A day trip to Mleeta is worth the uncertainty of the adventure. We'd heard from several people that the Mleeta Museum, celebrating the victory of Hezbollah over Israel, was a must-do day trip from Beirut. Many people rent a car to go to this unusual, extremely well-executed propaganda museum celebrating Hezbollah, but I didn't feel confident driving with the crazy... More 

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4 Thank laurasaridavis
Alexandria, Virginia
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

As a landscape designer, I think highly of this place, and I appreciate the experience. I think it's clean, safe, and the folks are very kind.

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1 Thank ArabWorldtraveler
Winchester, United Kingdom
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387 reviews
156 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Mleeta was one of the primary strongholds of Hezbollah resistance during the occupation of southern Lebanon by Israel. The main memorial is an impressive symbolic expression of the conflict - a pit filled with destroyed Israeli military hardware. There are also well presented displays of the hideouts on the hillside and a tunnel. There is an informative film to watch,... More 

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1 Thank AndrewA64
Beirut
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40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

The site has been open for 5 years, it is situated on a hill previously used by resistance warriors in the fight against the Israeli invasion of (South) Lebanon. You can ask for a guided tour, you learn a lot more about the story of the site this way. Then you get to visit an impressive tunnel in the depth... More 

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3 Thank Carine K
NJ
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

This museum is very well appointed, displays very well organized, recreation of events.. tunnels.. rooms recreated to relive events.. you walk through the displays outside and it takes you all around to various exhibits where everything explained on plaques and tells a story as you browse leisurely through the exhibits. There is even fresh water spouts around with mountain water... More 

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3 Thank Bavavia
Beirut, Lebanon
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69 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Mlita is a unique outdoor museum which is a MUST if you were visiting South of Lebanon. This museum is informative and gives you a different perspective of the Lebanese-Israelli war and some of the Resistances “secrets” of how they fought Israel. The site of the museum is on a hill with a panoramic view (AMAZING views of the nearby... More 

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4 Thank ZKZ15
Beirut, Lebanon
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53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Very interesting site that celebrate the Hezbollah and its struggle against Israel. It tells the story of the Lebanese Resistance against Israel and shows how were Lebanese fighters hide and how they fought for years.

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3 Thank Hasan J
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268 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Very interesting tourist site that celebrate the Hezbollah and its struggle against Israel. The site itself is part museum, part outdoor park with beautiful scenery. On display is war loot and Hezbollah equipment used in the resistance against the israeli occupation of southern Lebanon. Well worth the travel if you´r interested in understanding the Hezbollah point of view.

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