Baabda Tourism

Baabda (Arabic: بعبدا‎‎) is the capital city of Baabda District as well as the capital of Mount Lebanon Governorate, western Lebanon. Baabda was the capital city of the autonomous Ottoman Mount Lebanon. Baabda is known for the Ottoman Castle (the serail) and it has many embassies, the presidential palace, ministry of defense and many important organization in Lebanon. Baabda Palace, residence of the President of Lebanon is also located in Baabda.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Baabda in Lebanon. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Baabda like a local. Tour packages of Baabda are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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  • Know the pollution level of Baabda before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 82.91 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 80.86 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 66.98 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 72.88 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 73.12 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 85.98 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 73.53 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 84.35 (Very High)
  • How safe is Baabda for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Baabda.

    • Burglary and Theft 32.39 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.54 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.17 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 81.15 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 42.18 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50.19 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 39.02 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.7 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.05 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54.29 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.58 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.53 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.15 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Baabda is 102.91 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 56.03 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.74 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 92.8 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.26 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 64.02 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 66.62 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.25 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 44.55 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Baabda

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.31 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 109.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 65.63 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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