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American University of Beirut

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Address: Riad El-Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
Phone Number: +961-1-340460
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Being one of the oldest Universities in Lebanon, and being he biggest university based in Beirut with the biggest range of educational programs, AUB is by far the number one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Beirut, Lebanon
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97 reviews 97 reviews
21 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Being one of the oldest Universities in Lebanon, and being he biggest university based in Beirut with the biggest range of educational programs, AUB is by far the number one university in the Middle East region, it not only educates, but shapes ones character to face life and its challenges.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great walking destination, beautiful old campus, with Zaha hadid architecture, also

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Doha, Qatar
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Great history and a beautiful campus! Knowledgeable students give tours around the campus and it's worth stopping in and checking it out. Not only did my tour guide give me good information about the school, but she was also able to give me helpful hints for Beirut.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The greenest part of Beirut, really nice to walk during a sunny day, they also have a archeological museum. Beautiful installations with seaview..I wish I've studied here!

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Cairo, Egypt
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

nice location..on a hill ..the premises are more of a resort. i was scared they wouldnt let us enter but we asked permission to visit and they were very friendly. there is an archaeological museum but it was closed cuz it was a public holiday. we sat under the shade of a very old tree and just relaxed in the... More 

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Lebanon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

great campus and the facility is huge i was told more than 12,000 students are currently enrolled ( medicine , Art / Sciences / Engineering)

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is definitely a landmark of Beirut that you don't want to miss. The historic AUB (originally The Syrian Protest College) is built on a beautiful, hilly spot of Beirut, with many beautiful, old buildings and manicured gardens. The grounds are also famous for their cats. The famous cats of AUB are diverse-looking, beautiful and friendly, but remember: don't feed... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

As an alumna of AUB, I make a point to visit the campus on each of my visit's to Beirut. The grounds are lush with Mediterranean trees, bushes and flowers, the buildings feature traditional Lebanese stone and red tile, the Mediterranean shimmers in the distance...Stepping on campus is like stepping into a different world. Students mill around or sit on... More 

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122 reviews 122 reviews
51 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The AUB has a very nice and green campus and is located in the Hamra district of Beirut. The campus is surrounded with a wall and have a few entrances graded by the military. The guards may stop you and send you to another entrance where jet another guard will stop you... If you are going in, just act like... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We're visiting Beirut with a 3yr old kid and the campus was perfect for him to run around without worrying about cars.

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