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Place de l'Etoile

Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #14 of 49 Attractions in Beirut
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails
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Moscow, Russia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
43 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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169 reviews 169 reviews
62 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
24 helpful votes 24 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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