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Gemmayzeh Street

Gemmayzeh Street, Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #7 of 46 Attractions in Beirut
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Owner description: Described as the "Greenwich Village" or "Soho" of Beirut, Gemmayze is a residential neighbourhood...
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Owner description: Described as the "Greenwich Village" or "Soho" of Beirut, Gemmayze is a residential neighbourhood that has emerged as one of Beirut's trendiest districts. It is bordered by Saifi Village/Downtown Beirut to the west and Achrafieh to the south and its main thoroughfare, rue Gouraud, contains many popular restaurants and bars. The district has some beautiful traditional as well French-mandate architecture and is charming day and buzzing by night.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

No visit to Beirut is complete without witnessing, and experiencing, the famous Beirut nightlife. A friend of mine drove me to Gemmayzeh Street to show me the environment, the restaurants, and the clubs. At peak clubbing hours, the street can be gridlocked for vehicle traffic. I saw young folks getting out of taxis and walking, and that makes the most... More 

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Troy, Michigan
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130 reviews 130 reviews
35 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

For a drink in a weekday or a weekend, for a bite at noon or evening time, it's all available there and you can park and walk around and do Bar Hopping...

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Beirut, Lebanon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

If you like the nightlife and would like to have a drink. This is the right street to go to. Gemmayze street is full of night clubs and restaurants where you may find a diversity of cuisines and lots of drinks.

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Montreal, Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
31 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The ambiance and nightlife is amazing. Lebanese people really know how to party and enjoy life. The bars and restaurants are really good.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Gemmayzeh street, with its extension towards Mar Mikhael, is definitely the best place to socialize in Beirut. At night, you have pubs and restaurants every 20 meters, all full of young people, older, locals, foreigners, hipsters or formally dressed, etc. ... all kinds. I wouldn't recommend however driving through Gemmayzeh in the evening; it would take you half an hour... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It is such hipster street. If you like booze, music, meeting people and good times - this is the place. It is a street with little bars and good music. I enjoyed the 2 nights here in Gemmayzeh.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

While Gemmayzeh still holds one of the best and oldest reminders of what old Beirut used to look like, it has seen a revival 10 years ago with the flood of new night venues, bars and clubs re-populating all the old grocery shops. This has been a welcome change to the nightlife scene of Beirut and offered a dynamic and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

fabulous feeling of Community,full of life and quirks. lots of seemingly slow, but actually clever traders. good shopping and varied...bargains can be had some old houses from a fabulous past and trees make this pleasant to explore

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Milan, Italy
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This little street is vibrant at night with all its pubs,bars,restaurants / bistros. A youthful atmosphere. You can have a great meal at some of these little cosy bistros such as "le rouge" or the restaurant " l'estancia...which are french and argentinian ....you can also go for homey lebanese food at " le chef" which is very basic in decor... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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190 reviews 190 reviews
33 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Good for brunch, lunch, dinner or clubbing, a wide variety of restaurants, lebanese, italian, pubs, suits all ages, families, couples, and friends

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