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Soldiers & Marmots

The Israeli border with Lebanon is marked by yellow colored steel gates and patrolled by members of... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Marf13669
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Ogdensburg, New York
Not much to see

I was expecting fortifications and lots of soldiers - instead there's a gate across the road and a... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
sarah f
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New York City, New York
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Kefar Rosh HaNiqra, Israel
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

The Israeli border with Lebanon is marked by yellow colored steel gates and patrolled by members of the IDF. The border is just 120 kilometers from Beirut. The border extends out into the Mediterranean Sea is marked by yellow buoys and sonar markers and patrolled...More

Thank Marf13669
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I was expecting fortifications and lots of soldiers - instead there's a gate across the road and a lone soldier. Nothing to see on the other side. However the soldier was very friendly and you could have a photo with him which was kind of...More

Thank sarah f
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Those on the other side- be it the Lebanese Army or Hizbollah- are not at peace and have no relationship with the State of Israel. So thrill seekers can stand at this secured uneventful border where no actions have taken place. Yes. it's a bit...More

Thank Buc_Haish
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

There's been so many wars and tension on the is Israel-Lebanon border that it's awfully fun to walk up to the border fence and look on the other side. Granted there's not much to see but that's not the point. It's just exciting to be...More

Thank stuartled
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This Israeli/Lebanese boarder was able to be used, up until 1967, which is when the Arab-Israeli war ended. Now this is as close as anyone can get to Israeli/Lebanon boarder, with UN officials, protecting the peace and "no mans land" between the boarder fences. As...More

4  Thank NeilC2607
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Lebanese border with Israel is a place like no other. Just below the border is the popular tourist attraction of the Rosh Hanikra Grottos, and the railroad tunnel blown up by Israel in 1948 to prevent an invasion from the north. On the top...More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The place is interesting; even there aren't much to sea. Get a clear idea of distances to nearest capitals (Beirut in Lebanon is almost half a way closer then Jerusalem).

Thank danyblq
Reviewed 27 July 2016

There are UN vehicles passing through, but the best you can do is sidle up to the border fence and peek through at the Lebanese soldier on the other side. Take a picture in front of the sign giving the distances to Beirut and Jerusalem....More

Thank ShifraToronto
Reviewed 10 July 2016

You can not cross at this border but it does provide some interesting photographs. The border is made up of the Israel border crossing then the United Nations before reaching the Lebanese border crossing. Visit here as part of the Rosh HaNikra Grotto's experience

Thank TortMad
Reviewed 10 July 2016

It was cool to peek into Lebanon and see there soldiers sitting right beyond the wire fence. I wouldn't drive all the way to Rosh Hanikra for this but if you are there to see the grottos then you might has well peek through the...More

Thank thashimi
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