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Down town

The Place de L'etoile is right next to the Parliament and packed with security men but do not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kuwait City, Kuwait

once a vivid square, circulation in the area was forbidden following the first signs of public... read more

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Bruno C
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank AOmeiri
Reviewed 1 week ago

once a vivid square, circulation in the area was forbidden following the first signs of public revolt during the arab spring - the square, one of the few public open areas in beirut, was where young protesters used to gather. access to the square is...More

Thank Bruno C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice area in the center of Beirut, particularly in the evening. Lot's of nice cafes, interesting shops, restaurants. Pleasant walk.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful spot, nice to walk, nice to make photos. On a sunny day take your time, sit down, have a coffee and a shisha.

Thank HONkiev
Reviewed 20 October 2017

It is always tempting in every city in the world to check the main square, the very downtown hoping to see the really old houses and trying to feel yourself travelled in time. Unfortunately Beirut has a difficult history: a civil war ruined plenty of...More

Thank Olga A
Reviewed 20 October 2017

There are a few people front of the clock tower. The cafes are empty. We didn't understand why people don't prefer to go. less than 300-400 meters Beirut Souks is very crowded. You can find shisha cafes at the square.

Thank Can B
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This is the only palce in town which is pedestrian friendly. The tower is next to the Greek Orthodox church. Many pigeons around the square. Good place for people watching their daily routine while enjoying a coffew. Few Governamental buildings are located in this area...More

Thank Razvan_RGR
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We loved this place every time we visited Beirut. But now it's empty and sad. It's a shame to see what they have done to this lovely place that attracted people at all agars.

Thank Dilara1
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This place was a very crowded place but now it's not crowded at all. There's all around this place army for security. I don't recommend it very much

Thank Laval J
Reviewed 28 August 2017

How sad it is to see a lively and active place turn into a dull and boring one. Years ago and it is becoming worst and worst :( so bad for my lovely country. i hope one day the place will nourish again and be...More

Thank MAT237
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