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Place de l'Etoile

Address: Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #8 of 20 Activities in Beirut
Type: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
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Newcastle, Australia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
56 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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Beirut, Lebanon
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181 reviews 181 reviews
90 attraction reviews
350 helpful votes 350 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

In the last few years, this square became less vital as before.. But it still has its own charm.. Shops & restaurants are available in the area.. I like it the most when pigeons walks on floor between people.. It's simply amazing

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Cairo, Egypt
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79 reviews 79 reviews
47 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A nice, clean square with some cafes to sit in and enjoy the place. Overall it's clean and cozy with the clock in the middle of the square.

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Uk
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Beautifully designed but sadly heartless and soulless place. It is nice to get away from all the noise and the cars but unless you have young children who want to chase pigeons, there are only overpriced restaurants in this area.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

a nice place to visit, a charming walk in the renovated streets, mixed with the roman and various ruins. This place used to be extermly vibrant with its restaurants and shops, witch practically all closed due to the political and economic crisis. still a very nice pedestrian walk to enjoy, but the vide has moved to 2 mins away, either... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Its an utter disappointment, the restaurants closed, you have to go through checkpoints to get there, the rents are out of the world. The only bright side about this square is the st. Georges Greek Orthodox Cathedral which is worth a visit during pray time.

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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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72 reviews 72 reviews
53 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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77 reviews 77 reviews
47 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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