Jounieh is a beautiful coastal city located about 16km from Beirut. The city is located along Jounieh Bay and is a modern city with a historic feel. There are quite a few attractions in the city and visitors can enjoy a wonderful time at the beach resorts around Jounieh. Whether one is looking forward to learn about the history of the area or looking forward to have a fun-filled time, Jounieh is a wonderful destination. There are also a number of Muslim-friendly facilities in Jounieh including Halal restaurants and mosques. Jounieh has seen a lot of development in the late 20th century and today the city is one of the main business centers in Lebanon.
The Old Jounieh area is a good start for visitors looking forward to get to know the city better, meanwhile the Lebanese Heritage Museum has a collection of artifacts related to the history and heritage of Lebanon. A gondola ride, Téléphérique, to Harissa is an interesting experience. Visitors can enjoy amazing views during the ride.
Jounieh also offers some good shopping. The Jounieh Old Souk and the Kaslik area are good for shopping. Kaslik has several retail stores offering a number of designer clothes and other items.
The nearest airport to Jounieh is the Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport. The airport is located about 20km Jounieh. The journey from the airport to Jounieh takes about 45 minutes. Visitors can take taxis or private minibuses from the airport to Jounieh.
There are several Muslim-friendly restaurants in Jounieh. In act almost all the restaurants in Jounieh serve halal food. The best places to dine in Jounieh are Al Yater seafood restaurant, Al Sultan Brahim, Chez Sami, Rizkallah restaurant, Seifalbahr Lebanese & Sea Food Restaurant, etc.
There are a number of mosques in Jounieh, which can be located easily.