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Solidere

Address: Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #14 of 81 things to do in Beirut
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This place is empty. Nobody lives in the renovated buildings. Restaurants are overpriced. It's a good place for tourists to visit once but Beirut has a lot more to offer.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Beirut down town is relatively new, or mainly renewed. the feeling of the old city is still there with clean buildings, nice restaurants, chic souks and boutiques... Solidere is about all this and it's a must see area.

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Padua, Italy
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939 reviews 939 reviews
370 attraction reviews
506 helpful votes 506 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This was a central war zone when the war was on in Lebanon , it was like an abandoned tip afterwards for a few years , then they built it up from the ashes again. They have replicated every original building almost exactly as it was , Its an amazing feat and its beautiful now , better than before. There... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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186 reviews 186 reviews
93 attraction reviews
360 helpful votes 360 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

It's the Central District of Beirut.. It becomes less vital in the last few years... Especially the Etoile place... But the other sides are more vibrant especially Beirut Souks toward Zaitounay Bay... it worth a visit.. many coffee shops & restaurants are available to welcome you... many brand shops to buy from such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, etc...

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Cairo, Egypt
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79 reviews 79 reviews
47 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

One of the newly constructed places in Beirut. Very nice and clean. We visited during Christmas and the decoration with all the lights were just amazing. We sat in many cafes and enjoyed the place. It's one of my favorite spots in Beirut.

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Beirut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A small city within Beirut, very aesthetically pleasing and full of restaurants and shopping centers. Well worth visiting.

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Eating at the Solidere and surrounding areas gives you a sense of the new Beirut but keeps teh charm and culture that entices you back.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

From the ashes of civil war destruction to a beautiful and extensive restoration, transforming this area into a shopping area and social center that mixes residents and visitors of various religious faiths -- as long as they have money.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Torn by years of war, and totally destroyed, the downtown area of Beirut was magically rebuilt by late Prime Minister Hariri in few years to put Beirut back on the map of must see destinations. A place that can challenge the best cities of the world.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

incredible, almost a movie set to conquer all.truly a masterpiece....only too expensive. yes have THE best,but put in some cheaper priced goods. the people are staying away because of price,i think.

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