Between 2006 and 2008, a series of protests led by groups opposed to the pro-Western Prime Minister Fouad Siniora demanded the creation of a national unity government, over which the mostly Shia opposition groups would have veto power. When Émile Lahouds presidential term ended in October 2007, the opposition refused to vote for a successor unless a power-sharing deal was reached, leaving Lebanon without a president.On 9 May 2008, Hezbollah and Amal forces, sparked by a government declaration that Hezbollahs communications network was illegal, seized western Beirut,[71] leading to the 2008 ...

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Roadster diner

"Best Hamburger in Town"
Oct 19, 2016 by Basil S
I have been patronizing this restaurant -Verdun St.- at least once during my trips to Lebanon in the past 6 years. The high quality and level of service has been either maintained or improved over... Read More
"Way overrated "
Oct 19, 2016 by Walid M
They upgraded their burgers into only Black Angus and serve them only well done. The burgers are extremely expensive for what they really are especially if u can't taste the meat since it's over... Read More
"best diner in town"
Oct 18, 2016 by Sally R
I go there frequently, The food is excellent & the staff are very nice, polite & professional.. Everything they serve is delicious, starters, burgers, salads, desserts, drinks.. countless !! I trust... Read More
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Beirut Souks

"It's nice!"
Oct 18, 2016 by MrEveryTalk
Visited twice during my 5 days trip to Beirut. It has most high street brands & some exclusive brands as well. Good eating joints. Design is modern. Ambience is lively & good. It has multiplex cinema... Read More
"A soulless redevelopment designed solely for the wealthy"
Oct 17, 2016 by phutty
Don't be fooled into thinking this will be a traditional Middle Eastern soukh - it's a glorified shopping mall, only one for those with more dollars than sense. All the name brands can be found here... Read More
"Way overpriced "
Oct 20, 2016 by Sam B
Only nice on Saturday Were village people come down and cook food and bring goods to sell... A nice festival with good vibe and not so expensive Read More
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Classic Burger Joint

"Best burger in town!"
Sep 19, 2016 by Firass H
This is the place to be for burger lovers! Tasty tender meat in unique fresh bread..forget about the well known international fast food brands and give yourself a royal treat @ Burger Joint! Read More
"Burger and fries"
Sep 18, 2016 by TravellerSilvio
I was there twice and i had this delicious bbq burger with fries. Very good food, great location, perfect experience!!! Read More
"Yummy!"
Sep 20, 2016 by Fleur C
Look I know it's Lebanon and you can get all sorts of amazing Lebanese food here in Beirut! But if you are wanting something a little more naughty then classic burger is awesome! Such tasty burgers... Read More
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Hamra Street

"Secure!!"
Oct 18, 2016 by Angelica B
Nice and secure place ....they still have difficulty to walk...sidewalks plenty of dirty and garbage all over ...cars all over ...traffic....but yeah ...nicer than other parts of Beirut!!! Read More
"Central Market Area"
Oct 18, 2016 by Bassam A
Al-Hamra is classically famous of old Beirut I found nothing special compared with central markets in other cities.Yet it is a central area around of which are most old attractions in the old city of... Read More
"Shopping strip"
Oct 20, 2016 by Sam B
Not much happening Just ur average shopping street. With some restaurant and cafes... Way overrated and expensive Read More
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Couqley

"Lunch"
Sep 25, 2016 by Nané S
Amazing! Ive been to this place a lot and it is so worth coming! The foods amazing, the place is nice and the service is great. Top 10 places in leb Read More
"Always nice to eat there "
Sep 21, 2016 by Lama O
The French-like bistrot is packed with people and positive vibes any given evening of the week. No surprise there, it's the place to be when one wants an enjoyable meal and a laid back atmosphere... Read More
"Very closest to Paris restaurants"
Sep 18, 2016 by Maged S
I have to say that the good food and all the experience was unforgettable at Couqley . All was perfectly organized the ambiance was so romantic, the food was extremely delicious, not to forget our... Read More
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The Corniche

"Walks with views "
Oct 20, 2016 by Sam B
Loved the fresh air in the morning run with the views of the ocean... night time walk with lights all up' people all around and about' music' the strip is alive. It's romantic if you wish' it's for... Read More
"A little run down in parts (and overrun with narcissists!) but obviously brilliant"
Oct 17, 2016 by phutty
It's the quintessential seaside promenade and is a great way of getting to see Beirut from another angle. Be aware that there is limited shade along the way, so on hot days it can get a bit much in... Read More
"Must see in Beirut"
Oct 17, 2016 by PavRao
It's were the locals descend to know the evening. Great place to watch the sunset and feel the local buzz. People of all ages come here and is a nice of activity. Great to have a coffee in the... Read More
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National Museum of Beirut

"go and see"
Oct 22, 2016 by dobroszp
well presented museum, with only the truly best artifacts being presented, so it is not overwhelming with information or stuff, does not become boring, yet gives great idea of history of Lebanon for... Read More
"Visiting Beirut you have to visit the Museum"
Oct 19, 2016 by Rabie K
The museum holds lots of the lebanese history and it is a good place to visit as ot will help you in understand the heritage that Lebanon had. Read More
"History"
Oct 18, 2016 by Bob_from_Brasil
Beautiful building with many histories from the sad times of the war, which left permanent scars in the city and in this museum. Very old and interesting objects. There are some nice ladies eager to... Read More
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Pigeon Rocks in Raouche

"Beautiful "
Sep 20, 2016 by Fleur C
It was worth the walk in the hot mid day sun.... Took me around half an hour from Hamra by foot. Apart from feeling like I was melting in the sun, the view was beautiful! A lot of Cafes near by to... Read More
"Pigeon Rocks"
Sep 19, 2016 by
Love the area, u can get anything nearby. The ice cream, food , seafood or local food. It's nice when u go before sunset. Stayin at Elite Duroy hotel which u could just walk to this area. It's... Read More
"must see"
Sep 21, 2016 by Salma A
ride the small boats and tour around the rocks they charge 30 usd for a boat that takes 6 the way to the boats down the rock is steep and difficult though Read More
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Mayrig

"Excellent service and great food"
Sep 17, 2016 by miro292
My friend and I came there for lunch, and we were amazed by the attentive service. Venue is very nice, perfect for nice lunch or dinner, and food we had was delicious. Highly recommendable! Read More
"Love it!!!"
Sep 14, 2016 by Kenwah D
Try the manti OMG! Seriously one of my favorite restaurants !!! Great staff and consistent food which is hard to come by,'z. Read More
"A nice restaurant that should be added to the list "
Sep 20, 2016 by hajjarmo
The food is somewhat authentic Armenian and the place is a beautiful Lebanese architecture with the indoor arches. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the food they serve. Try the Kebbe with... Read More
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American University of Beirut

"Beautiful campus"
Sep 18, 2016 by Jenn L
Spent an hour walking around this beautiful campus. The buildings are unique and tell stories of the history behind them. The views from the university are also incredible and it's free to go to so... Read More
"Nice gardens"
Sep 14, 2016 by elsflpbnncs
The university gardens were very nice. There is plenty of space to walk around or sit at a bench and breath in the fresh air. We went on a holiday so all the buildings were closed. But was still nice Read More
"Nice campus with cool history"
Sep 13, 2016 by Sowdermonkey
On a recent trip to Beirut we decided to tour the campus. Go in the main gate and register as a visitor. Many old buildings and very quiet place to relax from the busy streets of Beirut! Read More
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Gemmayzeh Street

"Nice, nice, nice!"
Sep 13, 2016 by Catarina M
Sophisticated and layback at the same time. Full of movement at night. Kind of Indy/alternative environment. Read More
"People and Music..."
Sep 18, 2016 by DanielaFMB
If you like to meet people, with a good music and if you don't mind a good drink, that's the place to be! Read More
"An old new sceney"
Sep 15, 2016 by TravelMakerMama
It's the old beirut with a mix of galleries, bars, restaurants and renovated building! Mar Mkhayel & Gemmayzeh are the heart of Beirut! Read More
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Zaintunay Bay

"Very nice view"
Sep 21, 2016 by Rannoush26
It is a strip on Beirut marina where all the boats are parked. It has many nice restaurants and coffee shops like Paul. A great place to enjoy your morning coffee or an after noon cocktail outdoors... Read More
"Barely living"
Sep 23, 2016 by andrew s
It's a steroidal Marina barely living with rude staff and expensive bad restos . Don't go there unless you feel like having a bad day. It's. Really a negative vibes place and all the good restos have... Read More
"very expensive and over rated"
Sep 21, 2016 by Salma A
very narrow marina with very expensive restaurants I think its quite a rip off to pay 100 usd in a chicken plate Read More
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Mounir

"Not so good anymore"
Sep 18, 2016 by Anass S
Used to be one of the best Lebanese restaurants in Lebanon. The service is not as good as before nor the food quality. The view is still amazing but limited to few number of tables. The venue is well... Read More
"Good view "
Sep 26, 2016 by AmerKasem85
The view was wonderful The service was very good The food was normal Parking available No good hotels near the restaurant Read More
"Excellent experience "
Sep 18, 2016 by Maged S
This restaurant is one of the best in Country , The food is excellent and tasty with high speed of service . The restaurant ambiance is amazing no food or shisha odor. Read More
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Em Sherif

"Engagement Dinner"
Sep 26, 2016 by fatensinno
I recently had my engagement dinner at Em Sherif and I cannot begin to describe how perfect everything was!!! From the staff, to the food and entertainment. Everything was excellent!!! Thank you so... Read More
"Sami and Hazar's Engagement"
Sep 26, 2016 by 904hazars
Amazing service, food, atmosphere, interior... all was perfect for our special day Much appreciation ^_^ Read More
"Outstanding"
Sep 27, 2016 by randaf414
Best Lebanese restaurant ever. Was beyond all expectations, food was too generous and delicious, staff were super professional and overall environment was beyond elegance. Wished I would been there... Read More
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The Crusader Castle

"History book"
Sep 23, 2016 by mazhar_family
Because you can find tracks of 4-5 historical periods, the site is like a history book. Main castle built in 12th century by Crusaders but Phoneician and Roman tracks are also find in the complex... Read More
"Good castle in a stunning town!"
Sep 17, 2016 by Leetomma
Really enjoyed touring the castle. It gives you some stunning view of the sea and across Byblos. The castle is quite big as you can imagine so there is a lot to get around. The castle has a bit of... Read More
"definitely a place to see!"
Sep 15, 2016 by Jovana C
one of the best experiences from the trip through Lebanon, the whole area around it makes it just wonderful 😊 Read More
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Barbar Restaurant

"Yummy!"
Sep 24, 2016 by Yara E
Such good quality food for its price! Its a great place if you are on a budget and its accessible in many areas. It shows the taste and culture of Lebanon Read More
"Over rated restaurant"
Sep 28, 2016 by moussa s
another big name with over priced and medium quality food and always crowded for just the name , nothing special about the menu ordinary items Read More
"very good must try"
Sep 21, 2016 by Salma A
one of the best resturants in buirut in terms of quality, quantity and price try shwrma and shish kabab large portions nice taste lots of sides and salads beware its not a fancy resturant its more... Read More
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Abdel Wahab

"What an amazing food and place "
Sep 24, 2016 by AbdelRahman H
What an amazing food and stunning design، highly recommended, go for outdoor terrace and enjoy the Arabian taste. Read More
"Good come back"
Sep 29, 2016 by Salah H
with many newly established Lebanese restaurants with a modern twist; this restaurant faded but now is back with better service; consistency and variety. Its not a fine dining one and cheaper than... Read More
"Good Lebanese Taste"
Sep 24, 2016 by Enes A
Abdel Waheb has a nice ambiance and garden to sit and enjoy the food. Their menu consist of traditional lebanese foods. I had a chance try four different starters and a kebab. Fattoush salad and... Read More
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Kababji

"Clean, delicious but expensive"
Aug 11, 2016 by Hasan J
The food is clean and delicious, their menu is from the Lebanese traditional cuisine. The prices are relatively high. Staff is friendly Read More
"Kabaji"
Jun 28, 2016 by Alain A
Excellent lebanese fast food, that give you quality and taste in each meal. The food was so good and fresh, it was very clean, Chicken, taouk, kabab, homos, salad; is delicious. Read More
"Try that 'Fattet'"
Aug 6, 2016 by Elie Z
Called Kababji Grill Ashrafieh for a delivery of Fatte hommos w laban, tabboule and a taouk sandwich. The tabboule and taouk were good but the Fatte was orgasmic!! Arrived at my dinner table at just... Read More
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Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque

"nice for foreigners"
Sep 21, 2016 by Salma A
but not arabs and muslims because we are used to sunni mosques, we have them every where if u visit, go through an attanged city tour that would take u to other places like rouche rock, corniche... Read More
"It was a nice."
Sep 19, 2016 by Marwan S
A nice big mosque, but in comparison with Hassan II in Casablanca, Mursi Abu Al Abbas in Alexandria or Haga Sofia in Istanbul, it really didn't stand out to me at least. Read More
"Nice place"
Sep 14, 2016 by elsflpbnncs
The mosque is very beautiful and big. They have the abaias for women at the door. Don't forget to take off your shoes... It is very close to the shopping mall Read More
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Solidere

"Nice walk around "
Sep 24, 2016 by Arzu T
Perfect walk around against all life goes on . You can see and feel the vibration tension and all on faces Read More
"Ghoast city!!!"
Sep 16, 2016 by mazhar_family
Only 3-4 shops are still open in the area! All around you can see patrols with guns and cement locks... Very very solitude Read More
"Once upon a time!"
Sep 3, 2016 by Mariana-jo
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... Read More
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Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George

"Gem of a Museum"
Aug 25, 2016 by spk62
If you think you've been to every kind of museum out there, think again! You need to take the time (you won't need more then half an hour) to visit the underground museum at this cathedral. To be... Read More
"A must see..."
Sep 13, 2016 by GraceZ7
This stunning cathedral is hidden within downtown Beirut. The inside of the cathedral are absolutely breathtaking. Read More
"A gem in Old downtown Beirut"
Aug 30, 2016 by MiM176
This Cathedral is 1600 years old. It has known all the civilisations that have invaded Beirut (from the Romans, to the Byzanthines, the Mamlouks, the Ottomans, the Crusades) and is still standing... Read More
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Place de l'Etoile

"The nearly inaccessible gem of Beirut"
Sep 23, 2016 by Gunder G
This place is one of the "secrets" of Beirut. Closed off due to the protests of last year, the authorities had it closed down. As a consequence, most of the shops had to close as the customers... Read More
"City of silence "
Sep 22, 2016 by mazhar_family
Everything is closed in the area. Only few ( two or three) shops and restaurants were opened. Soldiers were guarding and nothing else! Maybe some days had a glorious nights Read More
"Located in the Heart of Downtown"
Sep 11, 2016 by JimBoston67
You must go here to see the downtown area and shopping. Beautiful Mosques, and churches side by side . Read More
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Margherita

"Very good italien- steep prices"
Sep 3, 2016 by psaab
Food has always been good here and their pizzas are delicious. Service is good and the place quite cozy. A bit expensive for a pizza place Read More
"Nice italian in Gemmayzeh !!!"
Aug 25, 2016 by MrTBeirut
One of the authentic Italian places in Beirut , Gemmayzeh , Gouraud St . Italian wood Oven to cook the best Pizzas and Calzones . warm ambiance , good food , wide varieties , friendly staff . not a... Read More
"Consistent service"
Sep 25, 2016 by Garbo58
Margherita restaurants are successful because of the consistency of their service and the quality and variety of their offerings and this restaurant enjoys a plus because of its nice location and... Read More
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Churches of Harissa

"Reconnect with God !!!"
Oct 1, 2016 by Manuel M
This is one of my favorite spiritual and religious spots in the country. When standing at the feet of the Virgin Mary statue at the top I feel transported. I like visiting Harissa at night when there... Read More
"Time away from busy life..."
Oct 15, 2016 by dalolee
My son and had a great time and really enjoyed the experience!! However it was a very hot day, but that didn't stop us. Read More
"lovely company"
Oct 8, 2016 by Amel2007
I like the area ....the weather was wonderful ...i liked the sounds ...i put candles with sweet wishes ... Read More
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Bliss Street

"Yes!!"
Nov 13, 2015 by Jessisap
Whether it's food or drink you're after, Bliss Street has it all. Tonino crepes are an absolute must try! Apparently the best in all of Lebanon. A very student-y vibe and feel-good area of Beirut. Read More
"very College-y"
Oct 24, 2015 by TonyFNewZealand
Nice little street bordering the American University of Beirut. Has a very college-y buzz, all types of restaurants and shops catering to students. Great place to people watch. Read More
"Has a bit of everything, except pubs."
Dec 20, 2015 by Resemo
Bordering nicely between AUB and central Hamra, Bliss Street is known for its quick bite restaurants, in addition to a small center with tons of shops. From Urbanista and Za3tar Wi Zeit to Doner shop... Read More
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Roman Baths

"Must see"
Dec 6, 2015 by Loulwa_Kaloyeros
Parallel to the banks street. It seems like a side garden but it houses Roman Baths that have been beautifully guarded and very well kept. Read More
"So there's no signage or interpretation, walk by this spot and enjoy- research later"
Jan 9, 2016 by labonnevie
I have an extensive background (degree) in anthropology/archaeology, so I am most definitely biased. You can literally just walk by this on the street, so why not? If you are observant, you will disc... Read More
"Hard to find"
Nov 21, 2015 by HandEyePhotography
You need to ask a local where this place is. We walked around in circles and missed it so many times. It's not a very well kept site and its in the middle of a busy part of the city which makes it se... Read More
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Mim Museum - Mineral Museum

"Nature's miracles on display in unique setting"
Feb 28, 2016 by jfayyad
You don't have to go to Europe or North America: Beirut has this amazing international-caliber museum that transports you to see what nature has done (and can do) over the millenia. Rare one of a... Read More
"Amazing visit!"
Feb 29, 2016 by escalibra
Unbelievable shapes...Beautiful bright colors...all created by mother nature! A rich collection gathered around the world.we had the chance to be accompanied by Mr. Edde the collection owner who was... Read More
"Fantastic private collection now open to the public"
Mar 1, 2016 by Saranger
Entry is 6,000LL per adult and if you like gems, minerals and "rocks" you won't want to miss this! It is closed between 1-2pm, and features a nice gift shop, bathrooms, and has exhibit titles in 3... Read More
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Place des Martyrs

"Interesting & Reflective of Today's Challenges"
Jan 19, 2016 by Gailani_art
It was interesting to pass through the Martyrs Square as it had all protestors camped with demonstration againt the garbage chrisis. Then across the street were barbed wires and armed solders. The sc... Read More
"My hotel overlooked the square, but there's lots of construction"
Jan 9, 2016 by labonnevie
This is currently somewhat of a drive-by attraction, since there's a lot of construction around the square. It's still worth a visit, if only to see the statue and roman ruins that are exposed across... Read More
"Just a Statue"
Jan 1, 2016 by TortMad
Located in the centre of Beirut, opposite the Mohammed - Al - Amin Mosque & close to the Souks, an important place for the Lebanese. The bullet stroone statue represents those who was hanged duri... Read More
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ABC Mall

"Best mall in Lebanon till now"
Jan 17, 2016 by Gaby-Khoriaty
With a large variety of shops, cafés and restaurants, This nicely disigned, well maintained mall is the best mall in Lebanon until now, Read More
"Great Shopping Center"
Jan 29, 2016 by travellingwoodburys
ABC Mall is a large shopping center. You can find almost anything you want here. I specifically went here because I wanted to shop at Pandora.The top level of the center has all the restaurants where... Read More
"Amazing structure!"
Jan 16, 2016 by Athbi A
The atmosphere is just amazing there and the structure is perfect, the way of mixing the shops, cafes, cinema and reasturants are just perfect.Security at the gates to insure that nothing wrong will ... Read More
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Saifi Village

"Posh neighborhood, empty"
Feb 15, 2016 by Sara K
If you are visiting Lebanon for the cultural experience, this is NOT the place to be. Saifi is an upscale neighborhood in Beirut, nice renovated building but has no soul. Read More
"Best Area In DT Beirut"
Mar 2, 2016 by Celine N
I love to go walk there, it's a nice and quiet area in beirut. still have a bit of authenticity with elegance, I aslo like the shops their, very artistic... whenever I go I sit at Balima outside, not... Read More
"I expected more"
Feb 10, 2016 by Vossdk
Saifi Village is a beautiful little enclave in Beirut. The buildings look considerably different and there are a few nice shops. I did expect more though. Read More
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Al-Omari Mosque

"The Ancient Omari Masjid "
Aug 5, 2015 by Haydar_Baban
This old masjid built before 1400 years in the city of Beirut by the Islamic Khalifa (( Omar Bin Al Khattab )) , this masjid is one of the ancient Islamic art pieces . Read More
"i love this mosque"
Jul 14, 2015 by Hasan R
according to me if can be there all the time i will. a quit and calmness great place for worship ans praying . Read More
"Worth visit"
Feb 5, 2015 by Saskiagrav
This is quite a beautiful mosque that used to be a church . It has some lovely inscriptions inside and is a jewel in the crown of historic sites in Beirut. Read More
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Robert Mouawad Private Museum

"A TESTIMONY TO BE TAKEN AS AN EXAMPLEIN LEBANON"
Oct 6, 2015 by bababaDubai
One of the most representative museum of this beautiful town. Not to be missed. Care and love given as a personal collection. Read More
"Nice Private jewellery collection"
Sep 5, 2015 by TheoJasmine
Small private collection of diamonds and jewellery collection, this museum is a nice visit to enjoy the talent of the famous Mouawad Diamonds House Read More
"Nice collection of jewelry"
Sep 19, 2015 by jfnicod
Have some very unique pieces of art, relatively well presented. It is a petty that the lighting is not working in the exposition cabinets, so somme pieces are difficult to see. The architecture and d... Read More
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Uruguay Street

"Bars and more bars"
Nov 14, 2015 by Vagabond2012
Many places to have a drink and food. One will always find a place one likes. Across the street from Le Gray. Read More
"Happening "
Oct 16, 2015 by AbuExpat
This is a cool spot, heaps of different bars and restaurants to choose from, for every bodies taste.I have been several times and had a great night everytime.Right in the heart of downtown parking ne... Read More
"Bar hopping"
Jan 26, 2016 by nouresm
The pre drinks and pre party spotA must go to street, regardless of the day and date, just go there for a couple of drinks before you head to your night spotWalk into any of the bars get a drink then... Read More
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Verdun

"Very Nice"
Dec 3, 2015 by Alixzender Y
This place is the nicest to stay for a while as you can find all the shops & cafes, restaurants beside you veryy recommended. Read More
"Shopping Street"
Jan 14, 2015 by Manoul
Verdun is one of the most important shopping street in west Beirut, you can find everything you need.. many fashion brands are in Verdun street.. restaurants & coffee shops to dine in or to rest ... Read More
"Regular place"
Aug 6, 2014 by Mikysf
It's just a regular city just like any other.Lots of shopping places but that's just about it, any mall would have more shops. Read More
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BIEL Beirut International Exhibition & Leisure Center

"The best view!!"
Oct 29, 2015 by VickyKarantzavelou
This exhibition center is in a small peninsula surrounding by the sea! The best view for an exhibition center. It is quite big and very modern... during the winther it is little cold inside. Read More
"Exhibition fare"
Oct 16, 2015 by filipou
Very nice place for the exhibition .Not fare from the hotel 10 min by walkNice night club as wellYou can walk with kids next to the sea Read More
"Nice place"
Nov 19, 2015 by Elie Z
One of the largest spaces in Beirut for exhibits concerts and other events. Despite being newly built and designed to accommodate large numbers of people the road to BIEL is usually extremely jammed ... Read More
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Sanayeh Garden

"It's the only "garden"/park in Beirut, great for walks!"
Dec 23, 2015 by Daje2
If you feel the need to be away from cars (which is likely to happen), come to Sanayeh. You can enjoy a nice walk around without worrying about being hit by cars and scooters. Read More
"Kids corner park"
Sep 27, 2015 by Hisham E
Nice park with small kids corners.We attendee a ceremony organized by Beirut rotary club and scout for health promotion programs for elders.There is a lovely fountain and bicycles rentals and passage... Read More
"A small haven in the city"
Nov 8, 2015 by Gracia Z
The garden is well maintained. Yet they should manage some slides and swings for younger visitors. The place is green and clean. Accessible easily and open to all public. Read More
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St Nicholas Stairs

"The steps them selves are just steps but worth walking to see and visiting the street"
Oct 8, 2015 by PrivalageFortOwner
Don't arrive expecting to see something special ... or you will be disappointed but the street at night is worth visiting for a drink or dinner ,,,, Beirut city itself does not offer many old parts w... Read More
"An Arty Neighbourhood"
Nov 13, 2015 by Jessisap
We enjoyed walking through Mar Miakel and surrounding areas. We saw lots of street art, including colourful steps and encouraging graffiti. If you have an afternoon to spare, don't miss out on these ... Read More
"It's pk"
Dec 4, 2015 by radeksradek
Place is OK to see if you have time. Too much time :). But hanging around is nice when not too hot or too cold. Just trafficking spoiling seeing it Read More
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Le Grand Serail

"Impressive to see from outsite, no entry permitted"
Mar 1, 2016 by Saranger
This impressive government headquarters is just opposite the Roman Baths. Entry is not permitted and it's surrounded with razor wire. Still, it's interesting to see. Read More
"Well Preserved"
Feb 27, 2016 by Clarence_Aarav
The Government Palace is a historic building, the most important of three Ottoman monuments on the Serail hill. Could be difficult to find as the coordinates arent accurate on Google. Entrance was... Read More
"amazing architecture"
Aug 6, 2015 by Garbo58
Le Grand Serail is the Cabinet headquarters. it's not open for public but the beauty of its architecture can tell about the solid history of Lebanon Read More
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Garden of Forgiveness Archaeological Area

"Strong post war message"
Feb 17, 2016 by Gaby-Khoriaty
Surrounded by church and mosque, This archeological site was given the name of garden of forgiveness and was subject for an international landscape competition. It's supposed to give a strong... Read More
"Inspirational garden in Beirut"
Apr 15, 2015 by EAA111
The Garden of Forgiveness in Beirut was built to start building a bridge between the different religious communities in Lebanon. Surrounded by mosques and churches, it is one of the most significant... Read More
"Beautiful in many senses."
Apr 12, 2015 by NilsOMoelleby
The garden of Forgiveness is an Archaeological site that is planned to be a garden dedicated to forgiveness from the different sides in the civil war. Stretching from the Mohammad Al-Amin mosque to... Read More
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Saint-Maron Eglise

"Beautifully restored church next to new mosque"
Mar 1, 2016 by Saranger
Inside this new-seeming church you'll find a sanctuary of peace and a lovely place to take a few minutes and realize this church could nearly have been completely destroyed during the Civil War as it... Read More
"A beautiful Church"
Feb 11, 2016 by MaykayS
An old Maronite church in the middle of Beirut. It is so beautiful with stone and marble columns, many painted icons and a very high ceiling. A place to visit for prayer. I have also been there for... Read More
"A surviving church"
Dec 22, 2015 by Lebmajor
St Maron made it thought the was being on the green line thanks to sheer luck. It's external rehabilitation after the war is a testament for good taste where the architects tried to preserve its... Read More
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Nicolas Sursock Museum

"Beautiful Museum with Amazing Art"
Jan 8, 2016 by Gailani_art
It's a beautiful and well laid out Museum. It has 5 levels. Preserved as part of Nicolas Sursock's original house and then extended to house the larger museum exhibits it's lovely to visit!There are ... Read More
"Stunning Museum in a wonderful location"
Jan 12, 2016 by Cmissa03
I had a great overall experience and was a bit surprised with the great quality and contents of the museum. The admission is free to the public and the staff are very helpful. I loved the layout and ... Read More
"Very nicely redone, needs more interesting exhibits."
Jan 5, 2016 by My-Ooops
First the basic building and gardens are very nice. The new snack fits very well within the complex. The ground floor and last floor exhibitions did not impress me, i like the parts that were kept wi... Read More
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Beirut Hippodrome

"Still a great experience ... and so much potential"
Dec 10, 2015 by MundoSimpatico
We enjoyed the Beirut Hippodrome last Sunday ... a great sunny Sunday at the beginning of December. Horse racing took place already since around 13h30, we arrived a bit later but in time for the seco... Read More
"Like many Beirut ruins, a bit of a walk by with little interpretation"
Jan 9, 2016 by labonnevie
This was awesome to see, even if you are driving by in a cab. Completely exposed, no interpretation, I suggest visiting and then going home to research. Read More
"the only Hippodrome I Liked"
Sep 27, 2015 by Wissam A
Usually am not so fun with horses or anything related to including Hippodrome . . but this one (Beirut Hippodrome) is so different . . I really like it it is more like a park that you can spend the t... Read More
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Synagogue Maghen Abraham

"Peaceful"
May 29, 2015 by futbolmania999
The Maghen Abraham Synagogue is one of the main synagogues in Lebanon. Located in the Jewish district of Wadi Abu Jamil in Beirut, the synagogue was destroyed during the Lebanese Civil War... Read More
"Nice hidden gem"
May 23, 2014 by MaEx84
Went to Lebanon almost 8 years ago and what I loved about it is seeing mosques, churches and this sinagogue (the only one I believe in Beirut). A bit difficult to find but definitely had a wow factor! Read More
"nice touristic place"
Sep 29, 2015 by Michel H
i think in the future this will be an important touristic site in beirut, looks great after the restorations Read More
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Tour de l'Horloge

"Old Beirut"
Feb 25, 2016 by Georges A
It is where history was made a central point in Beirut so close to parliament and was surrounded by lots of cafe which unfortunately now not so much accessible due to proximity from parliament. Read More
"Such a place of history but not much to see and not very accessible"
Mar 1, 2016 by Saranger
During our recent visit to Beirut we took a walk here. We had to "talk our way" into the area past the soldiers at the gates with plenty of razor wire. We told them we were visiting the St. George... Read More
"History and Architecture"
Feb 5, 2016 by Roger C
Walking in Beirut city center where you can see the old buildings with beautiful architecture, part of it in a pedestrian only area. Read More
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Cathedrale St Elie des Grecs-Catholiques

"Very Nice"
Dec 4, 2015 by Alixzender Y
this cathedral of modest size to the outside surprises you by its interior slenderness. restoration is bold rally since the ancient and the modern. a magical twigs, translucent marble windows. Read More
"historical"
Jan 15, 2016 by Shahid K
wow faith architecture glance mixed together had a day full of photographs and wat not like praying and praying more and more Read More
"Subtle Majesty"
Dec 8, 2015 by Loulwa_Kaloyeros
One of the later churches to be restored after the war. It looks fairly modern from the outside but has an incredible feel when you are inside. Beautifully restored that you forget that it was ever d... Read More
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Chateau Montagne

"Engagement of my dreams"
Jul 4, 2012 by zigzagzigzag84
I had the engagement party of my dreams; a fairy tale come true. Château Montagne will always remain special in our hearts!Staff are lovely and put us in touch with professionals in the events indust... Read More
"Very Niceee"
Dec 2, 2015 by Alixzender Y
I went to my couzin wedding it was the best wedding place i ever seen in my life very elegant & looks soo soo nice. Read More
"Enchanting"
Jul 8, 2012 by Maha A
My daughter had her wedding in Chateau Montagne; it was truly lovely and the couple was very happy with the service. I recommend to all couples! Read More
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Planet Discovery

"my favorite kids place in town"
Oct 15, 2015 by Gracia Z
Kids are well entertained in an educational and safe environment. Location is perfect in the middle of beirut souks. Place is clean. Read More
"A true adventure for leisure, teaching and fun"
Sep 3, 2015 by Bobztraveler
An unforgettable experience for children and young teens.This place reminds us that science and knowledge are always fun to learn.and most of all the team is extremely professional. Read More
"Needs refurbishment"
Jul 21, 2015 by rayanelb
I took the kids several times to visit this place. It is very interesting and has ample choice for kids of all ages, but the problem is that most attractions are not old and do not work well. They re... Read More
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Beirut Art Center

"Hard to find"
Oct 12, 2015 by Shi A
Near impossible to find! ! Esp if using the free maps and when I finally got there it was shut. Lost the will to try against... Which is a shame as meant to be good. Read More
"Nice place to visit"
Aug 5, 2014 by Sarah Z
We found this art gallery over the internet, and thought about visiting... I have to admit that this was more than I had expected. We went during a graffiti exhibition and it was simply alive, the wa... Read More
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Mosquee Emir Munzer Tannoukhi

"A piece of history that brings peace to your heart"
Sep 3, 2015 by Bobztraveler
Historic, Iconic, and a piece of history that tells a story of generations. Peace and harmony is what you get when you step inside, a must visit. Read More
"Мечеть в центре"
Feb 15, 2016 by Anton B
Небольшая мечеть в самом центре, на одном из "лучей" площади Л`Этуаль. Внешне неказиста, но гармонично вписывается в окружающую застройку города. Read More
"Impressive small Mosque"
Sep 29, 2015 by Hisham E
I would like to thank the people who renovated this mosque as they kept its original look and status perfectly. The inner decorations of the mosque are impressive. It is very clean, very neat... Read More
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Evangelical Church

"Cool"
Dec 2, 2015 by Alixzender Y
My friend was visiting church on sunday so he took some pictures of this church it's soo nice & beautiful from inside & outside . Read More
"Très jolie !"
Aug 14, 2015 by NYC-1009
Cette église en en plein centre "downtown" du Beyrouth rénové, je vous conseille de de vous en approché pour admirez la beauté du bâtiment, si elle est ouverte regardez à l'intérieur c'est somptueux... Read More
"Nice reconstruction"
Mar 15, 2013 by Irongate69
Tried to match what it looked like beforehand. Original bell tower still stands. Original inscriptions and dedications are still preserved. The courtyard outside the church is nicely done. I was... Read More
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Let's Start From Here

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O & C Restaurant
Bubbles - Club for Divers
Barbar Restaurant
Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve
Saint Charbel Tomb
Kanaan Group
Dive The Med Club
Tour de l'Horloge
Solidere
Musa Castle
Watergate
Synagogue Maghen Abraham

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The Parisian Hotel

Beirut Governorate, Lebanon
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InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut

Beirut Governorate, Lebanon
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Beirut Governorate, Lebanon
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Beirut Governorate, Lebanon
USD 69 up

Phoenicia Residence

Beirut Governorate, Lebanon
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Al Hanouni Apartments

Beirut Governorate, Lebanon
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Beirut Governorate, Lebanon
USD 150 up

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Beirut Governorate, Lebanon
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Bliss3000 furnished studios

Beirut Governorate, Lebanon
USD 79 up

Bois De Boulogne

Matn District, Lebanon
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Matn District, Lebanon
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Matn District, Lebanon
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Matn District, Lebanon
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Matn District, Lebanon
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Matn District, Lebanon
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Matn District, Lebanon
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Matn District, Lebanon
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Matn District, Lebanon
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Jbeil District, Lebanon
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Jbeil District, Lebanon
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Jbeil District, Lebanon
USD 140 up

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Jbeil District, Lebanon
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Jbeil District, Lebanon
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Jbeil District, Lebanon
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Jbeil District, Lebanon
USD 79 up

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Jbeil District, Lebanon
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Jbeil District, Lebanon
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Keserwan District, Lebanon
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Coin Vert

Keserwan District, Lebanon
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Keserwan District, Lebanon
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Keserwan District, Lebanon
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Keserwan District, Lebanon
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Keserwan District, Lebanon
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Keserwan District, Lebanon
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Keserwan District, Lebanon
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Keserwan District, Lebanon
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Baalbek District, Lebanon
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Baalbek District, Lebanon
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Chouf District, Lebanon
USD 200 up

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Chouf District, Lebanon
USD 100 up

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Chouf District, Lebanon
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Chouf District, Lebanon
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Chouf District, Lebanon
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Chouf District, Lebanon
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Chouf District, Lebanon
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Chouf District, Lebanon
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Chouf District, Lebanon
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