Place des Martyrs, Beirut

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#5 of 15 in Historic Sites in Beirut
A historic hub in the center of downtown Beirut, Place des Martyrs witnessed many major events, from the Cedar Revolution to the Lebanese Civil War. Built by the Ottomans in the 19th century, the square often provided the space for some of the largest public gatherings in Beirut's history. Plan my trip to Beirut with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • For many reasons, moving statues of scrap riddled with bullets from 1975 and then a place which became concrete and still work without too much soul so is that of victims of fratricidal wars of the past fifty years
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  • At first I thought to statue was there to commemorate victims of the Lebanese civil war, but after some reading I understood that it symbolizes victory over Ottoman (Turkish) rule and honors Lebanese ...  more »
  • Come back when the place is entirely finished, there are beautiful projects in construction or in preparations. :)
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