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Beirut Hippodrome

Bir Hassan, Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #39 of 46 Attractions in Beirut
Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gaming
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Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gaming

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English first
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216 reviews 216 reviews
87 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Nice place if you want to see some races but nothing fancy about it. Just like any other Hippodrome.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I was aMazed!!Although alot is no longer standing or existing it is easy to imahine yourself entering the Roman empires largest Hippdrome with a seating capacity of 40,000pple.What does exist is on a grande scale and is surrounded by apartment blocks like its just a local park.Only in Lebanon,anywhere else this kind of thing would sadly be in a glass... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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28 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

I think that this was a nice and entertaining place that lost much after the war. I was at exhibition and market there, and I enjoyed it.

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13 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Not well frequented. Go for a look when there's a race.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

The place is perfect for a good walk, so clean and wide.

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7 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2011

The Beirut Hippodrome has horse races every Sunday - head upstairs for a late lunch, a few drinks and bets on theTote. The Favorite does not always win! Enjoy the sport of millionaires for the price of a couple of drinks!

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