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A cautionary tale of greed, bad taste, and lost heritage

Just to be clear, Solidere is the name of the private company tasked with redeveloping Beirut's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alexis B
Beirut down town

The Solidere is Beirut down town, the area cater the house of parliament, restaurants, cafes, high... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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  • Poor6%
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“down town” (12 reviews)
“civil war” (13 reviews)
“nice area” (7 reviews)
Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just to be clear, Solidere is the name of the private company tasked with redeveloping Beirut's historic downtown area... what they did was cancel all existing real estate deeds and combine them into one mega plot. This plot included government buildings, hotels, commercial venues, restaurants,...More

Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 10 December 2017

The Solidere is Beirut down town, the area cater the house of parliament, restaurants, cafes, high end stores and offices. Unfortunately most restaurants and cafes are over priced yet the area has its own charm. Overall recommended

1  Thank AOmeiri
Reviewed 13 November 2017

if you like this place i can say 10 years ago it was much better, now they blocked the cafes area and have new one in the same area

Thank Sa S
Reviewed 23 August 2017

recommend for a visit there, really nice area renovated but still keep that nice feeling of old buildings with somewhat french architecture

1  Thank TazyGirl2001
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Down Town of Beirut or Centre Ville is the modern and old renovated part of the lebanese capital. Solidere is the place where you can find everything you need. Very dynamic and business area of Beirut.

1  Thank lbtraveller77
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

A nice place in Beirut to walk around and have coffee, do some shopping, watch a movie and eat some good food. This area was updated and modernized approx five years ago and has also been continually added to and upgraded since that time. All...More

Thank DrTarekTawil
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The place is getting deserted by the day. Shops closed and there are very few still open. The architecture is nice though. Go for a quick walk on your way to Beirut Souks or Zeitouna Bay

Thank ETW_04
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Trendy part of beirut with all-new most uninhabited apartments and international brand shops. Not much to see if you are not planning to buy from high end brands. However one must go to the open air mall in Solidere known as Beirut Souks.

Thank EZ_Leb
Reviewed 5 June 2017

beautiful buildings .. great architecture ..wide streets .. but.. nobody lives there .. It seems rich people bought all the apartments for trading purposes .. then the crisis hit the area and they could not sell as prices dropped … at night it is a...More

Thank foodgemini
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Renovated and Rebuilt Zone of the city center of Beirut By the ex prime minister Rafik Hariri. very well organized .

Thank Malih D
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