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Le Grand Serail, Beirut

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  • I might have been wrong epohi but the building was simple. Nice illuminated in the evening but you see it from away and in distance 500 meters the less. The police have apoklisei it with barbed wire from everywhere. Do not bother to go in the near will not leave you
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  • Very beautiful from outside, but you can't go anywhere near the building really, you can just see it form some nearby streets. Maybe if you're in the area drive by and see it, but don't go just for th...  more »
  • A beautiful building of historical importance on the top of a hill and the size of a block, it played a crucial role in the history of Lebanon, serving the Ottomans as well as the French mandate. Duri...  more »
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  • Very nice building. Also very protected these days
  • The building follows the Turkish Ottoman Architecture style and used to serve as headquarters for the governors of Lebanon during that occupational rule. Transformed into the Lebanese government / prime minister's HQ, it underwent a major overhaul from the interior after the end of the Lebanese war preserving the facades and the original structure. The place is amazingly well preserved and quite impressive. Unfortunately photo ops are hard to get and no public visits are available.
  • It's actually a very beautiful building.
  • Lebanese Government building Used to be the Ottoman government headquarters in Beirut, it used to serve different purposes
  • sublime place! 😍
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