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Gemmayzeh Street, Beirut

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Explore French-style buildings, narrow alleys, and stone stairways around Gemmayzeh Street, the heart of Beirut's bohemian quarter. Countless balconies with curious residents, and small shops selling delicious food and handicrafts provide a bustling atmosphere around the clock. Browse through art galleries and see some unique jewelry shops in this hip downtown area, teeming with trendy bars, clubs, fancy restaurants, and cafes. After dark, the place buzzes with a thriving nightlife. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Beirut holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Gemmayzeh Street and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Everyone should visit this street, with it's old houses, the restaurants and the pubs. You can have a really good time at one of the best places and enjoy a drink  more »
  • Gemmayzeh Street is a hub of activity and very popular with younger people. I find it a bit disappointing. I'd like shops and cultural richness rather than pubs and places of nighttime entertainment.....  more »
  • A lot of the food was really tasty especially the green pea thing. Delicious. But it was a really loud and noisy atmosphere. It was hard to communicate. But if you like that, it is totally worth a...  more »

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