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Beirut

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Paris of the East

Sitting on the Mediterranean coast, Beirut, the country's capital and largest city, has plenty of appeal itself, as well as offering a convenient base for exploring the country's other sights and cities. Visits to Beirut reveal a stylish city that blends influences from the East and West, both in its modern music, restaurant, and cafe culture, and in its diverse historical sites, including Roman ruins, Ottoman mosques, and Crusade-era churches. Linked with all other major cities in the country, and in close proximity to a number of natural and historical sites, Beirut provides a comfortable and accessible place to base yourself when discovering what else the country has to offer. Beirut is in Lebanon. Use our Lebanon trip website to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Beirut.
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Where to stay in Beirut

The capital city, Beirut offers a great variety of accommodations across its many lively districts. Downtown possesses a good number of hotels and hostels, close to the main sightseeing spots, and rich in shops and services. Hamra district has a similarly large number of places to stay, with hotels located along the main stylish boulevards, and hostels and guesthouses to be found on the connecting side streets. Ain El Mraiseh district offers a good alternative for those wanting to get a room overlooking the Mediterranean coast.
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