Rouiess Cave

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Location: Akoura, Byblos. From Beirut north towards Byblos. Exit highway toward Laqlouq, then through Akoura to Majdel Akoura.
(34.108740, 35.908932)
Open: with reservation.
Fee: Adults USD 10-20.
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave
Light: bring torch
Dimension: L=6,000 m, Ymax=1 m³/s, Ymin=0.
Guided tours: D=90 min.
Photography: allowed
Accessibility: no
Address: Explorers, Akoura, Byblos, 961, Tel: +961-3-128708. E-mail:
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1955 discovered by Lebanese speleologists.


The Rouiess Cave is quite large with a length of 6 km, has three different levels, and the second-largest chamber after Jeita cave. It is visited on cave trekking tours by various operators. The cave is gated and only accessible on guided tours.