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Souk al-Ahad Sunday Market

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Address: Corniche Al Nahr Emile Lahoud Ave, Beirut, Lebanon

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you cannot walk there because it is so dirty and messy and crowded. I tried to see what they sell but could not enter mor than few meters.

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 April 2016
joumana s
Beirut, Lebanon
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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a place for tourist, but excellent for people who plan to stay in Beirut for a bit longer. No souvenirs, no antiques, just a place for local people to buy cheap, common things. Clothes, tools etc.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

There are lots of very cheap clothes, shoes, electronics and DIY stuff, along with random tat, boot sale type stuff, some spice stalls, and random stalls. There are some modern low-quality antiques. In summer it's hot and it's not that clean. You won't find many tourists there and the market clearly serves the large refugee community and poorer people. I... More 

1 Thank AlasdairInglis
Beirut, Lebanon
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

you cannot walk there because it is so dirty and messy and crowded. I tried to see what they sell but could not enter mor than few meters.

Thank joumana s
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

The Sunday market is devized for those people who are struggling financially in life.You will find all sorts of goods-from new : clothes,hardware,home&kitchen accessories,bathroom towels,shampoo,cleaning detergents, counterfeit computer software,electronics (all sorts) @ affordable prices-have the seller test them for you...AVOID the restaurants - DO NOT EAT OVER THERE...Drink ONLY Pepsi/Coke for a refreshment coz it doez get hot in summer...You... More 

1 Thank georgetoutounji
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

as a professional shopper, I didn't find it very interesting like Dubai etc. but was loveable :) I can say the restaurants beside the street were more interesting for me . the goods inside shops were not as intresting as they should be ! an ideal area to take a walk not to have a full power shopping ! :))

Thank hossein s
Beirut, Lebanon
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

This is not a common shopping destination nor a touristic one. Souk Al Ahad (meaning the sunday's market) is an old cheap market that sells old stuff to people. No Lebanese people go there and it should be omitted from TripAdvisor's list of shopping destinations. This is ridiculous and unacceptable.

2 Thank Tania S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

Doesn't have it's place in TripAdvisor lists. It's Not a shopping mall or Bazaar or touristic place to visit. They sell very old and used stuff. Very dirty place to avoid. When you visit a new country, sometimes you visit strange places to discover the people and the country. This place has nothing to do with Lebanese traditions. Lebanese people... More 

5 Thank Cvdaou
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2014 via mobile

This is not a shopping place... This a place for everything used and imitated. This should not be listed in the first place! Sorry...

3 Thank Joseph H
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

One of the worst experiences so far. Very crowdy, smelly and hot because if the ceiling!! Dirt is everywhere, it needs to be cleaned badly.

2 Thank Mikysf

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