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Address: Beirut, Lebanon

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An interesting pedestrian part of Beirut in the downtown area. You can pass by as you visit other landmarks around.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
SBayoumi
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Belgrade, Serbia
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203 reviews 203 reviews
34 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Nicely refurbished area, with no tourists at all which is pity because the area deserves to be visited.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

An interesting pedestrian part of Beirut in the downtown area. You can pass by as you visit other landmarks around.

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Madrid, Spain
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A chic extensive square with a French feel home to a number of pricey cafes, restaurants and shops. A place for outings and dining with nearby sopping stores and mosques and churches.

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47 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Beirut is a busy town with a lot of traffic, therefore the Place de l´Etolle with its pedestrian streets is a welcomed break. Here you can sit on a café overlooking the square without hearing the honking of car horns all that clear. If you have children you could even allow them to walk a bit on there own! Close... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Walking around downtown of Beirut will make you ask yourself "Am I really in Lebanon?". This place is like you are in Paris, buildings were beautifully constructed and their Parliament is located there too! The most interesting for me will be the huge Rolex clock, simply beautiful. Place de I'Etoile is a nice place to relax with friends. There are... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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49 reviews 49 reviews
35 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The place makes you feel as if you are strolling across the narrow detours of Paris. I guess that's the reason they say Beirut as the Paris of Middle-East. The shops and restaurants buzzing in these narrow alleyways are a sight to watch for. Lively place to be in the night.

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Casablanca, Morocco
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It is a nice place but sadly very empty. There is a nice small tour with a clock on it. It is situated in the very centre of downtown.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

when you feel like walking in the heart of Beirut, having a nice meal and meeting friends you think about Place de l'Etoile.. it carries so many memories of Old Beirut.

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Padua, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

If you visit the St George cathedral you will be in this square . Its a pleasant place , quiet and good for a stroll . Some people have noted its not as vibrant as it was and thats true , then again I like it in its tranquility.

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Newcastle, Australia
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I suppose once the political situation is better people will return to the area. At present it is quite deserted with only two cafes open. Such a pity as could be quite lovely to sit and people watch.

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