When in Beirut, you’re bound to have a great time taking in the history, culture, and cuisine. Here’s a list of places you absolutely must add to your itinerary.
The hub of numerous designer and mid-range brands – the souks in Beirut has got your shopping wishlist sorted! Regarded as one of the Middle East’s fashion capitals, Beirut is where you need to visit for all your fashion needs. Don’t hold back!
You’ll find Nujmeh Square in the very heart of Beirut. This square is home to two cathedrals, a museum and the parliament – one of Beirut’s activity hubs. Grab a cup of coffee overlooking this square!
Popular among tourists, you must pay a visit to Hamra street, which is less than 20 minutes from Oaks Beirut and within close vicinity to some of the other best hotels in Beirut. Boasting rich nightlife, bookshops and three universities, plenty of people gather to take in the remnants of this intellectual city.
A contemporary art museum located in Beirut, the building is a private villa turned attraction. The building in itself is a perfect example of Lebanon’s old architecture, having been built in the 19th century by the Sursock family.
Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+