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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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  • In the Christian part of town between the coast and the area with old mansions, it is now an area where middle class people go out to eat or to a café or bar. Still local people live in Gemmayzeh thou...  more »
  • The street is known to be home to street art, traditional shops and restaurants. Just the place to visit to explore the true soul of the city, not just touristic landmarks.  more »
  • Wants by lifting the head and taking the stairs and small streets to admire the old houses. Close to the Sursock Museum. The evening very lively with bars and restaurants
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