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Beautiful Ghost City Center

Solidere is the company that acquired all properties in the Beirut City Center; we will not discuss... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Issa N
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Nicosia, Cyprus
There are two sides of a coin

Solidere is newly developed part of the city which attracts the rich and few but I have to say that... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Chokk
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An example of urban renewal which does not take occupiers into account. Beautiful buildings but no people nor local character

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tassosk5
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Pleasant enough place but not very interesting. The waterfront affords nice views of Beiruit but most of it has been razed with very little of interest. The Souks of Beirut -- mostly same assortment of upscale shops you would find in Dubai or Las Vegas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank agbiztech
Reviewed 23 November 2018

A big and remarkable signature from the late prim minister Rafiq Al Hariry who wants to make old Beirut new and modern ..very famous and a place you should see

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WAFA Y
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Solidere is one of the most famous places at Lebanon, I heard about it years ago before I come. I love walking at this place, I feel that walls, floors and building located over there held a lot of history. When I go to Zaytona...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 970yasmine
Reviewed 19 June 2018

It's the heart of the city of Beirut ,it was developed 'renovated and reconstructed after the war contain a lot of historical places which goes back to the Roman Empire It hostes the Lebanese parliament ,Beirut souks ,,buisiness ,finance fine shops and restaurants It's also...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Naaman A
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Solidere is the company that acquired all properties in the Beirut City Center; we will not discuss the legal and humanitarian aspects of this company creation, but will comment on the great effort exercised to rebuild the almost completely destroyed area during the civil war....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Issa N
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Solidere is newly developed part of the city which attracts the rich and few but I have to say that they managed to rebuild the area with some passion and taste. It actually has an ambiance - it will never be able to compete with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chokk
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Near the yacht port there is a big banner with "Stop Solidere" written on it. A protest against this private monopoly granted by Government to redevelop the devastated and damaged downtown area. The Solidere company ensures maximum profits for their stakeholders (private businessmen). The results...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 25 February 2018

do not miss this location its beautiful and takes you back to the 1950's, all before the bombardments.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank tikicici2
Reviewed 3 February 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
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