Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, is known as Little Paris in the Middle East. It is located on a prominent promontory in the middle of Lebanon's coastline, backed by the Lebanese mountains, facing the Mediterranean Sea with a pleasant climate and picturesque scenery. Beirut is also famous for its long history and ancient culture. It is one of the cradles of the revival of modern Arab civilization. In Beirut's National Museum, people can see the cultural relics of different periods in history.