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Overrated place, Nothing to see, Nothing to do, Nothing to make anything,it contain some cafes like... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MohamedWaly
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Damietta, Egypt
on place,different religions

it is a very nice and clean place where you can see mosques and churches alongside each other, many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mona-ahwaz
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Tehran, Iran
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank mona-ahwaz
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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 26, 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 6, 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

Thank Weees
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

For anyone interested in the history of Beirut, this place is a must. The clocktower is iconic, and is steps away from historic mosques, churches, and Roman ruins. The Lebanese parliament, various ministries, chic boutiques and cafes - what more do you need?

Thank irishenka2008
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

so nice to go there on a weekend morning … so calm and peaceful … sitting in one of the cafes around the place de l'etoile you can enjoy breakfast or an espresso or a cup of tea enjoying the view of all the marvelous...More

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Reviewed December 10, 2017

The Place de L'etoile is right next to the Parliament and packed with security men but do not disturb anyone. There is nothing special about the Place except the various over priced cafes and restaurants next to it> Overall recommended if you are in the...More

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