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Mira's Guided Tours

Description About Mira's Guided Tours

Mira’s Guided tours are fun and informative professional guided tours led through the eyes of specialized certified guides passionate and knowledgeable about a city or a specific area in Lebanon. - Tours in Tripoli are led by Mira Minkara a guide passionate about her home city's history, heritage and hidden treasures who’s been leading tours in Tripoli for the past 14 years. Mira offers two kinds of tours: The first tour is a guided walk in the old colorful souks famous for their Mamluk and Ottoman mosques, Hammams, Khans( caravanserail), Madrassas (Coranic schools), crafts streets, ect .. Not to forget the 19th century orthodox Churches that are a proof of Islamic Christian peaceful cohabitation in the city. Some Crusader traces from the age of the “County of Tripoli” are also to be discovered together during our walk. Traditional Tripolitan lunch is enjoyed in the heart of the old city. The second tour is a walk through the magnificent International Fair designed by the renowned Brazilian Architect Oscar Niemeyer’s, an avant-garde space built in the 60ies but was never completed due to the beginning of the civil war in 1975. In Mina, lunch is followed by a walk in the old cosy neighborhoods by the sea side area. Then we discover the Old Train station with German & French trains dating back to the beginning of the 20th century. - Tours in Tyre are led by Elissar Baalbaki a passionate Guide & expert of Tyre’s History & monuments who has been leading tours for almost 18 years in Lebanon. Tyre’s history goes back to the third millenary (B.C.) as a Phoenician city state on the southern Canaanite coast, yet nowadays it is a city famous for its rich Roman/ Byzantine ruins. Therefore our visit will begin at the Al Bass Site where we will explore the Necropolis, pass under the famous Tyrian Archway and continue our discovery to the Grand Hippodrome one of the largest of the Roman period. We stop for some relaxing lunch by the sea side then continue for the second part of our visit that focuses on The Maritime site with its Roman Baths, Palaestras, markets, and streets paved with mosaic. Tours are mainly on weekends. For private tours, please don’t hesitate to contact Mira Minkara for further information. Prices: For organized group trips: Guided Tour 20$ + 10 Bus Fee from Beirut to Tripoli and back For Private tours: 2-3 Persons: 300$ 4-6 Persons: 85$ per person 7 to 12 Persons: 60$ per person For groups of 12 persons or more: 40 $ per person Prices for private tours are negotiable :) For further information please contact Mira Minkara on: Mirasguidedtours@gmail.com +961 70 12 67 64 Media Coverage: LBC International TV Reportage (In Arabic) http://www.lbci.com/news/244450/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D9%81%D8%B1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A8%D8%AF%D9%8A%D9%84-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%B7%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%A8%D9%84%D8%B3/ar Al Arabia TV Reportage (In Arabic) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sr1T4vmmFy4&feature=youtu.be Al Jazeera TV Reportage (In Arabic) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9CaG_sy9kk&feature=youtu.be Lebanon Traveler (In English) http://www.lebanontraveler.com/en/magazine/Lebanon-traveler-The_City's_Narrator_?CurrentPage=1 NOW Lebanon (In English) https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/features/559536-in-the-footsteps-of-the-great-oscar-niemeyer Al Araby Article (In English) http://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/features/2015/7/20/tripoli-lebanons-neglected-archaeological-treasure-trove Dailymail Article from Associate Press (In English) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-2929449/Tourists-hope-residents-battered-Lebanese-city.html France info Radio Reportage (In French) https://soundcloud.com/miracoqui/miras-guided-tours-reportage-france-info-weekend-ailleurs-1801-tripoli-liban Die Zeit Article (In German) http://www.zeit.de/2014/41/libanon-tripoli-reisefuehrer Featured in ARD German TV 2016 (In German) http://mediathek.daserste.de/Weltspiegel/Weltspiegel-Reportage-Party-auf-dem-Pul/Das-Erste/Video?documentId=32789362&topRessort&bcastId=329478 Featured in ARTE Brasileiros (In Portuguese) http://brasileiros.com.br/2016/06/obra-esquecida-de-niemeyer-no-libano-e-tema-de-trabalho-na-bienal-de-sp/ My article in L’Hote Libanais (In English) http://www.hotelibanais.com/fr/article/tripoli-oscar-niemeyer/ Other Media Coverage could be shared upon request.

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