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Address: Beirut, Lebanon

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Every where close than Beirut downtown was destroyed in the Lebanon war (2006). The place is good to spend your time drink a coffee and appreciate all building, included the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Raphael F
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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Due to security reasons the Lebanese army forces closed and blocked any accessibility to this place. Here's a trick though ;) Say you're going to Egypt Air office to change your flight. They'll let you in.. you can sneak a picture or two but don't let them see you haha Enjoy this wonderful square <3

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Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 425 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Inspired by its French counterpart, Nejmeh Square is a pedestrian zone that combines French, Oriental and modern influences. The square is bordered by restaurants, cafés, mosques and cathedrals, as well as the Lebanese Parliament building, and is a junction between several restored souks, and as such is one of the most shared public spaces in Beirut, popular with families and... More 

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Thank Manoul
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every where close than Beirut downtown was destroyed in the Lebanon war (2006). The place is good to spend your time drink a coffee and appreciate all building, included the lebanese parliament.

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Thank Raphael F
Sydney
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697 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

This area is closed off from vehicular traffic by military checkpoints which means only foot traffic. As parliament was in session we could not take photos of the parliament buildings but no restrictions for anywhere else. Some beautiful architecture is evident in the area and the clock tower makes for some interesting night photos. One thing is that the soldiers... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

While the big crowds are gone, still an impressive place with a lot of history. Sit in a sidewalk cafe and wath people passing by.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

In first place we had to pass a military check point to access downtown. Secondly, the central square was completely deserted. No one around. Nice buildings, an orthodox church, some ruins but also a eerie feeling. It is a shame, locals told us that it used to be very crowded and spectacular.

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Thank Andrea_Detto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

I always enjoy a good walk there with my children, since no cars are allowed there, they can play with the pigeons.

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Thank Roger C
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Before this place was crowded with people and tourist but now not much people there I don't no why but I hope they will re-arrange the place again for tourist.

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Catalunya
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145 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Big disappointment. I thougt it was the center of Beirut... But now is full of barricades, to stop cars, vehicles, and it is empty of people. The Clock Tower it is not beauiful. What a pity!

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Thank llampec
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

One of my favorite places in Beirut. But it was so calm and coul not see so much people. when you are close to the watch tower you can see a lot of historical places belong to the different cultures. A must visit place.

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