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Place de l'Etoile

Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #12 of 48 attractions in Beirut
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails
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Cairo, Egypt
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

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
23 helpful votes 23 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Sadly not many people to watch because of the troubles!! Still nice cafés! Tourist prices though.... Short distance from the Beirut Souks (rather up market)

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This is a great place. Rebuilt since the civil war. Restaurants, cafes, Araguil and lots more. Meet friend, hang out with the family have dinner...beautiful on a nice spring and or summer night with a nice breeze...

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Cairo, Egypt
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

A very beautiful place, will remind you of Champs Elysees of Paris. I was fascinated by the environment and most of all the sound of the Prayer's Athan with the Church's Bells :)

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Go and have a stroll here, just to see the St georges cathedral (a must), teh Parliament buildings and the reconstructed downtown area. Sad to see the children madly driving their tricycles around the Etoile, because there's no other park anywhere for them to do so otherwise. You will see le tout beirut having ice cream and puffing away on... More

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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93 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

I walked through the area on the way to Beirut Souk. I had my bag searched up entering but the ubiquitous security and armed forces that cover the city. The streets and nice enough and there is plenty of food options available to you. With the lack of through traffic the area lacks any real life to it so it... More

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Alexandria, Egypt
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

A lot of Restaurant, seating available on both sides, outside and inside seating area. Very nice & safe area for families & groups. The staff speaks many languages and are very friendly. Food serve great Lebanese tradition food, like Fattouch, Tabouleh and Kebe & many more. Main courses are great in taste. When you visit Beirut , you must visit... More

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