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Shopping District ,busy street ,boys can sit around for good coffee or tea ,girls can shop all day .

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Lubbock, Texas
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Lubbock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Shopping District ,busy street ,boys can sit around for good coffee or tea ,girls can shop all day .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Hamra street in the city of Beirut , well known long time ago to Bering the Street to go to for shopping , theatre , cafes and much much more. During the civil war in the seventies Hamra street was virtually deserted from patrons , fear of unrest and the division of the city into two blocks , kept ppl... More 

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Braunschweig, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Beirut is full of surprises and Hamra is part of that package. Very busy street/area with loads of cafes and eateries and shopping places. Lane itself is styled based on walk of fame, LA with stars tiled on the pathway but the hustle does't allow you to have a look anywhere. Parking is another issue which you need to deal... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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