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Beirut Souks

Address: Fosch Street | Downtown Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #14 of 49 Attractions in Beirut
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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English first
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is a true find in terms of fine cuisine a must try specially the pain perdu for desert impeccable service beautiful setting reservation is a must and so is the trip

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Newcastle, Australia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
56 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Good to walk though and compare the new to old however only expect to find high end shops. Lots of cafe options available. Very little atmosphere or ambience.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Good time time there. Shopping to the extreme.perfume and all the rest the orient can offer you.food is very good and again very much orient you would expect..it is a must to go there.please be aware to respect the ways and means of the local custom.dont go there and think you are better or different (you are anyway) please don't... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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79 reviews 79 reviews
47 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The shops are very clean and fancy with all the designers like Dior, Fendi, Louis Vuitton etc. The prices are very expensive in comparison to Europe and the states, so if you're coming from any of them you will find nothing interesting in Beirut Souks.

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I must give credit to the developers of this property... They built a beautiful, landmark shopping area and have attracted up-scale retailers. However, I have found it to be too crowded and too expensive.

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Alexandria, Egypt
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

If u are a normal tourist u have to go there and NOT buy anything as its very expensive but if u r a billionaire u would enjoy it much more the souks are just beautiful especially if its the Christmas or new year times u have to go there

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
29 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Great Place for Shopping, and to pass time has a lot of High End Designer shops Pricey though Great Vibe with Lots of Clubs & Restaurants also

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New York City, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Very upscale shopping in the Beirut Souks. Don't let the name fool you, these are nothing like traditional Souks, but rather is an outdoor modern mall. It's nice to walk around, but everything is very expensive and targeted mainly at tourists.

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Beirut, Lebanon
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Beirut Souks is a very popular destination to Lebanese citizens. It is mainly a shopping destination ( and by that I mean that TripAdvisor should include it to its Shopping list ). It is a modern renovated old Souk with typical French architecture with a Lebanese twist. The site is beautiful and well maintained. Prices can go from affordable to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Heard some stories about this area. It was said there is no Lebanese culture there. It was bought by world bank something like that, that's also why you see lots of soldiers but no Lebanese people.

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