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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. To visit Gemmayzeh Street on your trip to Beirut, use our Beirut vacation generator.
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  • Great neighbourhood for an afternoon coffee, a chilled out dinner or for beers with friends. I visit every time I'm in Beyrouth and it changes pleasantly year on year and never loses its character.  more »
  • gemayzeh Street is reminiscent of the old popular Beirut, in the process of gentrification, but without losing any of its charms. Beaucouo of bars and restaurants to Mar Mikhael and also many small shops mainly
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  • Its the best place to discover beirut. Tell your friend and go with them in beirut in the heart of beirut. Walk around while drinking with friends  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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