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Place de l'Etoile

Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #12 of 45 attractions in Beirut
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails
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Taunton, England, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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
Top Contributor
173 reviews 173 reviews
91 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
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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135 reviews 135 reviews
72 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Restaurant with seating available both outside and inside. The square is in a very safe area popular with families. The staff speak reasonable English and serve great Fattouch, Tabouleh and Kebe as starters. Main courses are more international in taste.

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This is what Beirut should be. A community mosque, humble, elegant and integrated with its surrounding ... Jno imperial ambitions tied to it

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Very friendly staff. Enjoyable and cool during summer months. You will enjoy drinking your coffee there.

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I have been to Beirut several times and in that time I've really seen a change in downtown. It is worth a visit once to see the beauty of the architecture and the detail of post-war reconstruction. But between the advent of the new souks and Zaltouney Bay restaurants and the political situation here and in Syria, this beauty is... More

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