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Beirut Souks

Address: Fosch Street | Downtown Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #12 of 81 things to do in Beirut
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

They are much damaged after the 1975-90 Lebanese War - so there is not much left to see. The medina and souk in Sidon are much better.

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Greater Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

These shops are extremely modern and well set out. There are many little boutique shops and a great range of goods. A contrast to other parts of the city that are older or still shows signs of the fighting and the war. There is a building out the back of the shops that you can still see the bullet holes... More 

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Pune, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Beirut Souks is a beautiful and modern market place. Rebuilt after the Lebanese war, it is a great place for shopping. There is huge walking area amidst luxurious shops and restaurants and supermarket like TSC.

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Beirut,Lebanon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beirut souks rebuilt after the Lebanese war is a beautiful, modern souk with a flair of the past and luxurious shops. In the heart of Beirut with underground parking , the souk offers its visitors a large walking area and good restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place with a lot of activities, it will be great to have more promotions for the stores there, a love the fact of having plenty of choices in terms of restaurants

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Beirut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the number 1 shopping street by all standards. It embodies many high-end brands and is close to several restaurants, cafes and a new luxurious cinema. If you want to do your seasonal shopping, take a short stroll and a coffe, or watch a movie in a private cinema where waiters serve you inside, then this is the place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The entire downtown area of Beirut has been rebuilt to a very high standard, that includes the area now called souk. The many designer and international brand shops were busy during the January sales, but prices are high for ordinary citizens. It is a very pleasing space to wander about in, but the feel is more of a mall than... More 

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cairo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beirut Souks is best place for shopping. A lot of shops and restaurants. There you can find Quality, Variety & Reasonable Price.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Desighner boutiques ,all the well known brands and nice restaurants. Grand cinemas with VIP section. Nice rooftop restaurants open only May to October.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

not built for "regular" people. rich people destination. middle class only sight seeing, maybe an ice cream, maybe once every few months

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