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Beirut Destination Guide

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Explore Beirut in Lebanon! Beirut in the region of Beyrouth with it's 1,916,100 habitants is a place in Lebanon and is the capital of this country.

Considering your budget, these more prominent locations could be interesting to check as well: Nicosia, Damascus, Amman, Tripoli, Tyre or Furn Al Hayek. When in this area, you might want to check out Al Musaytbah, Mar Elias, Bourj Abou Haidar, Basta et Tahta, Qantari and Tallet el Khayyat as well. Map of the area of Beirut in Lebanon

Local Time

Local time in Beirut is now 04:37 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Beirut" with an UTC offset of 3 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 29°C / 84 °F
Evening 27°C / 81 °F
Night 22°C / 71 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 74%
Air Pressure 985.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light rain
32°C / 90 °F Light rain

Saturday, 23rd of September 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 26°C (78 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)
Sunday, 24th of September 2017
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 25°C (78 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)
Monday, 25th of September 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 19°C (66 °F)

Video Collection

Souk el Tayeb: A Street Market at Beirut...

Souk el Tayeb: A Street Market at Beirut Souks, Lebanon http://www.NoGarlicNoOnions.com

30:27 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: November 09, 2014 by NoGarlic NoOnions

Beirut Beer Documentary

A documentary on the brewery & a taste of something 100% Lebanese!

31:02 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: October 02, 2014 by Krones AG


MEA landing in beirut

MEA A320 landing in beirut coming from jordan in a cockpit and the pilot lets the Co-pilot land the airplane manually.However, it was an awesome flight

55:51 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: June 28, 2012 by Elie Kozah

Driving in Beirut Lebanon November 2012

Driving in the streets of Beirut Lebanon

04:35 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: December 11, 2012 by avedis babikian


Why did Hizbullah attack Beirut in May 2...

22:10 min, rating: 3/5
Uploaded: May 23, 2009 by ibrahimxxkhaled

Rifles and Guns mixed with fireworks new...

Bourj Hammoud, Beirut Watch more at http://www.aypoupen.com

46:08 min, rating: 2/5
Uploaded: January 01, 2015 by aypoupen


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Interesting Events in the future

A short collection of upcomming events in Beirut during the next days, weeks and months.

23
Sep
2017

Beirut Photography Workshops - New Beginner Level

Starts: 06:00 pm (18:00)
More at eventful.com.

24
Sep
2017

Sunday Lunch

Starts: 02:30 pm (14:30)
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Let's Brunch At Gefinor Rotana

Starts: 02:30 pm (14:30)
More at eventful.com.

25
Sep
2017

Arthur Satyan

Starts: 11:30 pm (23:30)
More at eventful.com.

27
Sep
2017

Italian Night At Gefinor Rotana

Starts: 10:30 pm (22:30)
More at eventful.com.

03
Oct
2017

Carnival Brasiliban 2017

Starts: 10:00 pm (22:00)
More at eventful.com.

04
Oct
2017

‘Workshop On Contemporary Photography’ Lead By Renato Negrão

Starts: 06:00 pm (18:00)
More at eventful.com.

06
Oct
2017

SHDW & Obscure Shape - B018

Starts: 02:00 am (02:00)
More at eventful.com.

07
Oct
2017

Animal Trainer

Starts: 02:00 am (02:00)
More at eventful.com.

Reelow - Solid Grooves Showcase

Starts: 02:00 am (02:00)
More at eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

American University of Beirut

The American University of Beirut (AUB); Arabic: الجامعة الأميركية في بيروت‎) is a private, secular, and independent university in Beirut, Lebanon. Degrees awarded at the American University of Beirut (AUB) are officially registered with the New York Board of Regents. The university is ranked as the number one university in Lebanon and among the top 250 universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings.

Tags: Universities in Lebanon, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Educational institutions established in 1866, Education in Beirut, American University of Beirut, 1866 establishments in the Ottoman Empire
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Coordinates: 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Beirut

Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon. As there has been no recent population census, the exact population is unknown; estimates in 2007 ranged from slightly more than 1 million to slightly less than 2 million. Located on a peninsula at the midpoint of Lebanon's Mediterranean coast, it serves as the country's largest and main seaport. The Beirut metropolitan area consists of the city and its suburbs.

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Coordinates: 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Beirut Arab University

Beirut Arab University (BAU) is a Lebanese private university located in Beirut, Lebanon. It was founded by the Lebanese El-Bir and Ihsan Society in 1960. The university is officially accredited according to article (17) of the Lebanese Higher Education Law issued on 26 December 1961.

Tags: Universities in Lebanon, Educational institutions established in 1960, Education in Beirut, Beirut Arab University, 1960 establishments in Lebanon
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Coordinates: 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Beirut Central District

The Beirut Central District (BCD) or Centre Ville is the name given to Beirut’s historical and geographical core, the “vibrant financial, commercial, and administrative hub of the country. ” At the heart of Lebanon’s capital, Beirut Central District (BCD) is an area thousands of years old, traditionally a focus of business, finance, culture and leisure. Its reconstruction constitutes one of the most ambitious contemporary urban developments.

Tags: Visitor attractions in Lebanon, Visitor attractions in Beirut, Tourism in Lebanon, Shopping districts and streets in Lebanon, Redeveloped ports and waterfronts, Populated waterside places, Neighbourhoods of Beirut, Land reclamation, Financial districts, Central business districts
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Coordinates: 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Beirut Municipal Stadium

Beirut Municipal Stadium is a 18,000 capacity multi-purpose stadium in Beirut, Lebanon. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Al Ahed.

Tags: Sport in Beirut, Multi-purpose stadiums in Lebanon, Football venues in Lebanon, Buildings and structures in Beirut
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Coordinates: 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Lebanese American University

The Lebanese American University is a secular, private and independent American university and research institution located in Lebanon. The university is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (CIHE–NEASC).

Tags: Universities in Lebanon, Former women's universities and colleges, Educational institutions established in 1924, Council of Independent Colleges
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Coordinates: 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Lebanese International University

for the university in Nouakchott see Lebanese International University (Mauritania) for the university in Sana'a see Lebanese International University (Yemen) Lebanese International University 150px {{#invoke:InfoboxImage|InfoboxImage|image=|size=|sizedefault=frameless|alt=}}Motto Towards a better future. Established 2001Type PrivatePresident Abdul Rahim MouradLocation Lebanese flag Beqaa Valley, LebanonCampus UrbanWebsite {{#invoke:URL|url|1=http://www. liu. edu.

Tags: Universities in Lebanon, Sana'a, Educational institutions established in 2001, Education in Beirut, Beqaa Valley
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Coordinates: 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Mar Elias refugee camp

Mar Elias is a Palestinian refugee camp in the southwestern part of Beirut, Lebanon. The camp was founded in 1952 by the Mar Elias Greek Orthodox convent and is composed mainly of Christian Palestinians (almost all the rest of the refugee camps contain Muslim Palestinians). It is named after the Christian saint Mar Elias. In 2002 there were 1,406 registered refugees in the camp.

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Coordinates: 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Martyrs' Square, Beirut

Martyrs' Square is a square in the heart of downtown Beirut, Lebanon, next to the Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque. Its central statue commemorates Lebanese nationalists who were hanged during World War I by the Ottomans.

Tags: Visitor attractions in Lebanon, Visitor attractions in Beirut, Tourism in Lebanon, Squares in Lebanon, National squares, Monuments and memorials in Lebanon, Buildings and structures in Beirut
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Coordinates: 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Safa Stadium

Safa Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Beirut, Lebanon. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home for Safa SC Beirut. The stadium has a capacity of 4,000 people.

Tags: Sports venues in Lebanon, Football venues in Lebanon
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Coordinates: 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.