On the coast of Lebanon is the city of Jounieh, a beautiful, bustling hub that’s a sight to see, day or night! Many locals and foreigners consider the Bay of Jounieh on the Mediterranean the most beautiful bay in the country, and this goes double when the sun goes down and the many many city lights go on. Jounieh is known for it’s beaches and seaside resorts, great nightlife, and old souks. The Casino du Liban in the northern part of Jounieh is known for gaming and fantastic shows, while the Lebanese Heritage Museum showcases cultural and historic items from Lebanon. The famous colorful and retro cablecars, the téléphérique, hang over the highway as you’re driving into the city. This is a charming gondola lift that takes people between Jounieh and Our Lady of Lebanon church inHarissa, along the way offering passengers beautiful panoramic views of the bay of Jounieh and the coast all the way down to Beirut and up to Byblos. So take a trip to Jounieh – it’s only 16 km north of Beirut and it’s well worth the short drive. And make sure to stay for the stunning nighttime views!