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war zone to historical visual delight

it has been rebuilt to such grace and set in pristine surroundings, this place is a testimony to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shekar T
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Mumbai, India
Focal point at the centre of restored Downtown

This is at the centre of beautiful Downtown. Churches, mosques and Roman ruins all nearby and many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Steamingaround
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Dorset
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Beirut, Lebanon
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"clock tower"
in 15 reviews
"lovely square"
in 4 reviews
"restaurants and shops"
in 8 reviews
"big clock"
in 2 reviews
"pedestrian zone"
in 2 reviews
"orthodox church"
in 4 reviews
"downtown area"
in 7 reviews
"st george"
in 3 reviews
"nice area"
in 5 reviews
"prime minister"
in 2 reviews
"central beirut"
in 2 reviews
"civil war"
in 6 reviews
"parliament"
in 21 reviews
"pigeons"
in 8 reviews
"rolex"
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"heart"
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"restoring"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it has been rebuilt to such grace and set in pristine surroundings, this place is a testimony to what lebanese can do to revive themselves from a war to life

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is at the centre of beautiful Downtown. Churches, mosques and Roman ruins all nearby and many top class shops and attractions. Must see in Beirut.

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

There are some great restaurants here and it has a nice feel - lots of people relaxing - smoking sheesha and enjoying themselves.

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Overrated place, Nothing to see, Nothing to do, Nothing to make anything,it contain some cafes like any cafe in Beirut.

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

it is a very nice and clean place where you can see mosques and churches alongside each other, many nice restaurants with international and Lebanese cuisine to enjoy and of course shopping stores. there also you can find memorial to a journalist and many other...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

Visited this square some 20 years ago for the first time. The whole district was severely damaged by the war. So my first reaction was: what a fine job they did in restoring the place. However it proves difficult to re-establish the old ambiance. Prices...More

Thank Robert937
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

The cafes and restaurants might be a bit more expensive but it is an absolute pleasure to enjoy your meal, drink and a shisha in this quiet area. easy access to the Beirut souk.

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

The day we went the government had restricted access to much of downtown, and so there was almost no one there. Peaceful in a way, but a water and a lemonade were $10+

Thank Mike S
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

The centre of the 'old' city, people come here just to hang out. Always a military presence though. In close proximity to the grand sites of Beirut, worth taking a walk through.

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Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Once you get past the rusted metal obstacles, crooked fences and barbed wire that surrounds downtown area, you are welcomed by soldiers and other weird armed looking men... only to find yourself surrounded by a bunch of empty abandoned stores and buildings, with scouring bearded...More

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