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Solidere

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Address: Beirut, Lebanon

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A chic area

Lots of designer shops and restaurants. A very nice area with beautiful buildings. Modern area of downtown. Felt like being in Paris.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2016
TaherKarachi
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect walk around against all life goes on . You can see and feel the vibration tension and all on faces

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Tehran, Iran
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72 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only 3-4 shops are still open in the area! All around you can see patrols with guns and cement locks... Very very solitude

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Amman, Jordan
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once upon a time this was a lively area with amazing shops and lots of activities. Now, sadly it feels almost deserted. Nothing much to do... but if you've never seen this part of town, its worth a stroll around!

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Thank Mariana-jo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Its the modern Beirut after Civil war , Modern buildings and nice.architecture , However it was no big deal for me.. Very expensive shops & restaurants.

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Thank Raed K
Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

i don't think you can miss this, very beautiful neighborhood, full of stories and interesting buildings, try to get a tour with locals or get in chat with them but take care from taking photos of military guys

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Thank VanDevil013
Karachi
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Lots of designer shops and restaurants. A very nice area with beautiful buildings. Modern area of downtown. Felt like being in Paris.

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Thank TaherKarachi
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15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Just at this spectacular place, you feel the real meaning of Beirut, "The Paris of The Middle East". It is truly a hallmark for entire Lebanon. Just walking around will give you the strong believe of how strong and smart the Lebanese people are.

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Thank Osama A
Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This is the new down town of Beirut, renovated and fresh, with shops, restaurants, cafes and small attractions. Good place to spend the day with kids and on a nice sunny day.

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Thank kmiqdadi
Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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192 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Solidere rebuilt a large area of the war destroyed downtown beirut, an area that became know also as solidere. While the places rebuilt became amazing architectural entities the cost of the apartments and shops threaten to turn it into a ghost town. However the atrocity practiced against St.Goeorge Yacht Club by not allowing adequate renovation and blocking its view with... More 

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Thank Elie Z
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Visiting Solidere is a must during your visit to this great city . Full of attractions your walk in this amazing area will make it a really memorable & pleasant lively experience . It satisfies all tastes. The late Rafiq Hariri, Ex-prime prime minister of Lebanon is the one main dream of his which he made it come true. He... More 

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