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The Corniche, Beirut

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Amble your way along the Mediterranean coast at The Corniche, a meandering promenade lined with leafy palms. Snaking 4.7 km (3 mi) along Beirut's central district coastline, the walkway provides vast seaside vistas and dramatic views of Mount Lebanon to the east. Let the scenery wash over, strolling among families, joggers, and local fishermen. Dotted with vendors offering tempting refreshments, the area remains ideal for grabbing a coffee or a snack while walking along the charming promenade. For The Corniche and beyond, use our Beirut vacation route planner to get the most from your Beirut vacation.
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  • About four kilometres long but all Beirut's inhabitants visit to breathe the sea fresh air and enjoy the walk along it. There are cafes like palace cafe where you think you are sitting in the water fo...  more »
  • It is a nice place to walk or jog during the day time. The crowed has reminded me with Qasr El Nile in Cairo. There are some trolleys for food.  more »
  • Evey time we visit Lebanon it is a must that we take a walk on this nice corniche. Best time to be there is at the sunset time as you will be astonished with this romantic view. Best thing to do is th...  more »