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West Beirut, Hamra Area

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A great place to wander and choose where to socialise, the Hamra area offers bars, restaurants... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FiShep
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London, United Kingdom
Heart of Beirut

Hamra Area have altos of old antique shops restaurants and bars and street Arts sometimes in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
meshalalmarzuqi
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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“nice area” (9 reviews)
“lots of shops” (4 reviews)
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"nice area"
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"heart and soul"
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"lots of shops"
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"bars and restaurants"
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"shopping"
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"street"
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"coffee"
in 17 reviews
"aub"
in 12 reviews
"culture"
in 10 reviews
"clubs"
in 7 reviews
"downtown"
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"citizens"
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"shisha"
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"war"
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"gems"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to wander and choose where to socialise, the Hamra area offers bars, restaurants, shisha, street food and coffee. The choices are endless! Enjoy!

Thank FiShep
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hamra Area have altos of old antique shops restaurants and bars and street Arts sometimes in the year . Dont miss visiting

Thank meshalalmarzuqi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

West Beirut, Hamra Area is fabulous with its mix of architecture and its stunning ambiance. This part of the city has it all; rich and poor, old and new - and not a least a lot of heart and soul. We walked up and down...More

Thank Chokk
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hamra is from the most popular places in Beirut. It is full of life all day and night. You can find good and not so expensive places for accommodation in the area, bars,shops, restaurants. It is 20 miin. by feet to Manara beach area, not...More

Thank Veritta V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

go to the small streets and look up, there are lots of beautiful old houses, some renovated and some still empty. Very safe to walk any time of the day

Thank suomi333
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Walked through Hamra several times as it is an obvious route back to downtown if you have followed the Corniche and do not want to walk back the same way. It is a bit up and down as the area is hilly. Two things struck...More

Thank Robert937
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

The area used to be the best in Beirut city especially the famous Hamra Street with cafes know as gathering hubs for artists, writers, poets and actors. With time those lovely cafes disappeared and were replaced with second class retailers shops. What a shame yet...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

i like this place as i got used to visit it sine 90s. i like the shops and goods (although you need to pargain there) the cafes are good but i dont like restaurnts there.

Thank Sa S
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Having stayed here a couple of times in the past, i seemed to remember the district in a slightly better state than it actually is.

Thank michael c
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Filled with pubs, restaurants, shopping opportunities and hotels , Hamra district of Beirut is probably your best choice as a base for your sight seeing in Beirut. The advantages- Easy to get taxi - both shared and dedicated. Close to the airport - about 20$...More

Thank UNNIMAYA
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