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Soap Museum

rue al-Moutran, Sidon, Lebanon
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Interesting soap history

This museum is set in an historical building within in the Sidon Souks. There’s a nominal entry... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nicole_ontrend
,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
via mobile
history of soap

the place provides a tour on the history of soap with different forms, guides are knoweldgebale and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mazenhosn
,
Beirut, Lebanon
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“small tour” (2 reviews)
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rue al-Moutran, Sidon, Lebanon
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"nice gift shop"
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"small tour"
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"natural products"
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"shows how"
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"old town"
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"process"
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"history"
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"manufacturing"
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"production"
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"souk"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum is set in an historical building within in the Sidon Souks. There’s a nominal entry fee and the place is well organized. I recommend taking the tour as you get the history explained in detail to you. If you are short on time...More

Thank Nicole_ontrend
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

the place provides a tour on the history of soap with different forms, guides are knoweldgebale and the souvenir shop has many nice items

Thank mazenhosn
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

After wandering through the ancient souk of Sidon, or during your wandering, stop in at the Soap Museum, set in an old soap factory and take a small tour of the museum and pop into the shop for traditionally made olive oil soaps. Likely you...More

Thank Jesstwiga L
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 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 19 December 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 17 November 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 13 November 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 4 November 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 24 October 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 15 October 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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