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Place de l'Etoile

Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #14 of 46 Attractions in Beirut
Type: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Type: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Doha, Qatar
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Beautiful place for a stroll especially at night with a lot of good restaurants around it, you can also visit the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George which located within the square

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Lviv
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70 reviews 70 reviews
51 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

a beautiful place for a stroll - and yet so empty... looks like a ghost town, which may make you feel a bit creepy.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Roman ruins, Lebanese Grand Serail, stairs, sitting place, garden and fountain. No cars, a lot of shops and restaurants.

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Moscow, Russia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
43 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

When we were there everything was closed, almost no people around, and whenever we asked them about something which was presumably close to that place (some recommended cafes or places of interest), in Arabic, nobody could tell us anything. Some buildings looked great, but in general that area has a nervous post-war atmosphere.

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Beirut
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216 reviews 216 reviews
87 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A very nice place to discover, sit and have a walk at night, but the waiters of the restaurants keep asking you to come in and sit like beggars. Overall, should be seen.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The square is full of restaurants and café where you can enjoy traditional Lebanese food as well as international. The cafes also offer a relaxing chillout place after work. Make sure to look upward and check the square's numerous old and historical buildings.

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Cairo, Egypt
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119 reviews 119 reviews
87 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Place de l'Etoile is a very chic square situated in the heart of downtown Beirut . from the first sight you will feel that you are in Paris. You will feel that this square is a piece from Paris. In the heart of the square you will see the horloge of liberty and on your right is located the Lebanese... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We could stay at one of the cafes in Place de l'Etoile for hours and never get bored just watching the kids playing and people hanging out around the square, must do in Beirut!

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Beirut, Lebanon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Reconstruction did a lot here. I would say maybe too much... The restoration of ancient buildings was done in a way that... now they look fake!!! The place has no character and you do not find (a lot) of lebanese hanging here around. Apart in the so called "Beirut Souks" that are nothing more then a "sophisticated" shopping mall developped... More 

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Beirut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Place de l'Etoile is very nice area , i like to go there for walking have coffee or shopping but i don't like the voices of children playing with bicycle etc....

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