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Soap Museum

rue al-Moutran, Sidon, Lebanon
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Interesting Museum!

Who knew the art of making soap was both interesting (45 days to cure and is tested by clapping 2... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Susan L
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Willowbrook, Illinois, United States
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glance of the history of soap making

you must visit this place when you are in Saida. it takes visitors through a detailed trip showing... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2017
Omar M
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rue al-Moutran, Sidon, Lebanon
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Who knew the art of making soap was both interesting (45 days to cure and is tested by clapping 2 pieces together; the sound it makes determines if it is sufficiently cured) and historical? The tour covered how the soap is made along with history...More

Thank Susan L
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

you must visit this place when you are in Saida. it takes visitors through a detailed trip showing how soap used to be made in The old days. The place is very well restored and managed. The soap price is a bit high but the...More

1  Thank Omar M
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

An extremely interesting and engaging little museum, with a great video detailing the soap making process – something I never thought I’d be interested in! Nice gift shop too.

Thank katieko
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

Restoration by the Audi family in 2000. Great place if you're interested on the history of soap making. Aesthetically pleasant to spend an hour or two. Guide was rushing through the tour, so I would suggest going back to what you saw and reading the...More

Thank Serena U
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Reviewed November 4, 2017

I have to admit I'd done a bit of research before on Sidon, and wanted to see this place. It was great. So well preserved. Such wonderful guides, very friendly and helpful. The only thing that is a problem is that the gift shop prices...More

Thank kehk
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

Located inside the souq this old soup factory completely restored. It was built during the 17th century. Explanations in English, French and Arabic. Very interesting visit. Also it is possible to buy soap natural products.

Thank ENRIC-23
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Well preserved soap factory. A comprehensive tour explain the basic techniques from old days. High quality ingredients and vast choice. Not to be missed

Thank Commendant
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

It is the first time to see how they do soap , also you can buy soap from the museum , natural soap .

Thank youmna k
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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

If you are in Tyre it would be a shame to miss the soap museum. Its a small place with a small tour but worth while. You get to know how soap was made and get a chance to buy some. Very pleasant place. 5000...More

Thank BissBiss
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

This museum shows how soap is made, painstakingly shaped, the patterns or insignia of each family and how soap is perfumed. The museum itself is clean (wonderful bathrooms with really good soap), cool, and we enjoyed our half hour tour. We probably enjoyed shopping in...More

1  Thank Arielruffian
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