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American University of Beirut

Riad El-Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
+961 1 340 460
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Gem in the heart of the city

This University is nestled in the heart of the city. It has an amazing campus where you can just... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Independent R
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London, United Kingdom
nice walking grounds

this famous place is worth a stop if you're already on the corniche and maybe headed to pigeon rock.

Reviewed 1 week ago
michael c
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Stockholm, Sweden
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Riad El-Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
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+961 1 340 460
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This University is nestled in the heart of the city. It has an amazing campus where you can just walk and relax and take a rest bite from the bustling of the city outside. Buy some drinks from the shops outside the main entrance and...More

Thank Independent R
Reviewed 1 week ago

this famous place is worth a stop if you're already on the corniche and maybe headed to pigeon rock.

1  Thank michael c
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful campus, Serene, well maintained. A pleasure to walk in anytime during the day, cats roam freely. Ocean views from everywhere on the campus. Clean and impeccably maintained. A must see when in Beirut.

Thank Hakeem D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take a walk around the tranquil gardens of the University and you’ll have a chance to bump into some of the most amiable young people - and realize that Lebanon really is on the right track, even if its PM is locked up in the...More

Thank oliver A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beirut has very little public space and although AUB is private entry is allowed, although not guarenteed. The campus is an island in the concrete jungle and one can enjoy a peaceful walk and rest. Usually in the evening there are events that are open...More

Thank Al M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son and daughter both graduated from AUB. I believe they got a world class education there and are now working successfully in their fields. AUB is a national treasure.

Thank Rabih S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

American University campus bang in the middle of the city's busy Hamra district on a hill overlooking the sea has some beautiful historic buildings set in a green campus with a young crowd going around their business with purposeful strides- some boisterous, some serious, some...More

1  Thank UNNIMAYA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most elegent university in the MENA region . I really like every detail in it , buildings are nice and historic, gardens are nice and green

Thank Alaminbantan
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The AUB is set in a lovely green campus where you can easily spent 1-2 hours relaxing in the park. Many types of exotic trees with information about, many benches to sit and cats :). Upon entrance you will be required for an ID in...More

1  Thank Razvan_RGR
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had an enjoyable walk around the university of Beirut. Its like an oasis in the noisy town. The buildings are beautiful, gardens are green with lovely flowers.

Thank BGtraveller23
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