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Hamra Street, Beirut

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Amble down Hamra Street, an eclectic hub for food, music, and theater. The city's epicenter of culture and fashion in the 1960s, the street still offers a vibrant scene in which to indulge your senses. Wind your way down the bustling sidewalk, perusing fashion boutiques and local cuisine. Three universities and some historic Lebanese theaters add to the charm of this area, providing a thriving nightlife for locals and tourists alike. Add Hamra Street to your Beirut travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Beirut travel itinerary planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Nice tradition cultural road, many shops and cafes . Wether is quit nice to walk easy to travel around Mediterranean city water and mountain view always  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    One way street which is crowded day and night, some shopping and cafes and restaurants, no parking all is valet.  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Always busy... try to catch the souk at evening hours. Its always packed with AUB students and people from all different nationalities. Not high brands available but its a fun experience  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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