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West Beirut, Hamra Area

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Shop til you drop on Hamra Str.

If you like to shop at affordable prices then Hamra Str. is your destination! Lots of local clothing shops found around along with some coffee shops and restaurants. Makdessi Str... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Hamra is ok for shopping and surely has a lot more down to earth shopping ( compared to the Rolex Souk). Thre retaurants and cafe's is a great part of the Hamra area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If you like to shop at affordable prices then Hamra Str. is your destination! Lots of local clothing shops found around along with some coffee shops and restaurants. Makdessi Str, is also great for shopping which is parallel to Hamra Str.

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Sulaymaniyah, Iraq
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

DeMille place, especially if you love shopping there are also many hotels, restaurants and night clubs, one of the most famous districts of Beirut

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Interesting area of shops and restaurants especially if you want to get a more local feel for Beirut and not be amongst the tourists so much… busy roads and they don't seem to stop for pedestrians so and the Hamra road is one way and they seem impatient drivers…twenty minute walk form the Phoenicia Hotel

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

First of all, there's no such thing as "WEST" Beirut anymore. That was during the sad years of Lebanon's tragic civil war, which ended 25 years ago in 1990. So, please make the appropriate correction TripAdvisor. As far as Hamra district goes, I loved it. Bustling area filled with shops, cafes, restaurants, movie theaters, hotels and night clubs. The only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Nice place fir shopping and spend the time there and to find many luxury offices to do best shopping

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Still a very busy and animated street full of shopping outlets, restaurants and hotels. A street with a long story in Beirut especially with its near location to the American University of Beirut

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I knew Hamra in its heydays in the 70s. It was the bustling, multi-cultural shopping and entertainment area of Beirut. Nowadays, I only got to Hamra at nights for bar-hopping and on a discovery mission to the latest small restaurants and cantina. It's always a joy to mix with the college crowd and those nostalgic to the area. Park as... More 

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I'm not sure it actually referenced this area, but West Beirut Hamra area has a lot to offer both local and visitors be it shopping or archaeology.

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Alexandria Governorate, Egypt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Many people like this street, however since i am the kind of person who prefers scenery to shopping streets, i did not like it so much. it has everything, mall, shops, cafes and restaurants it is busy but after all it is like any shopping street anywehere.

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Address: Beirut, Lebanon
Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut

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