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Gemmayzeh Street, Beirut

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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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  • Great street with numerous pubs. Excellent time spent with friends. All types of music and atmospheres.  more »
  • I spent the day walking this street going in and out of the art galleries and shops. It is the kind of street that has older architectural buildings with cool coffeeshops and eateries. Also, lots of s...  more »

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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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