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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  • October 5, 2017
    This statue commemorates the difficulties who crossed the Lebanon in the past. It is worth to spend as you go to the biggest mosque in the country which is just opposite.
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  • October 3, 2017
    in the middle of the road, surrounded by bustling traffic, place to rest and sit near the mosque.
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  • September 17, 2017
    Interesting to see this formerly important square in Beirut but not much to see now other than the bullet riddled statue. Not a very pretty area of the city but a short distance away are some beautifu...  more »

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