Jeita Grotto

Jeita Grotto

Jeita Grotto is a system of two separate, but interconnected, karstic limestone caves spanning an overall length of nearly 9 kilometres. The caves are situated in the Nahr al-Kalb valley within the locality of Jeita. It was inhabited in Paleolithic Age.

Site Information

Country: Lebanon

District: Mount Lebanon Governorate

Category: Ancient Rock Workes

Site History: Paleolithic Age

Oldest Culture: Paleolithic

Later Cultures: Paleolithic

Site Features: Stone Age Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: All the natural site of the Valley of Nahr el Kalb with monuments and archaeological sites found there

Date of Submission: 1996

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