Downtown Beirut

Downtown Beirut is the central district of Beirut, with its outdoor cafes restaurants and high end designer stores. The inner area around Nejmeh Square is pedestrian-only. is to its east, while , , Manara and to its west.

Notable Places in the Area

is a private Catholic research university in , , founded in 1875 by the Jesuits. Photo: Eddy.dossantos2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral is the seat of the Greek Orthodox Metropolitan bishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Beirut and its dependencies. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

The Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, also referred to as the Blue Mosque, is a Sunni Muslim mosque located in downtown , . Photo: E.heidtmann, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
, or the Dome, is an unfinished cinema building in Beirut, Lebanon. Photo: Emmeca, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Ain El Mraisseh is in , situated along Beirut's coastal Cornish, which stretches for several kilometers, and is only a few minutes away from the renovated city center.

is in . Prior to 1975, Street was referred to as Beirut's "Champs Elysées" as it was frequented by tourists all year round.

is in , it is one of Beirut's oldest and most charming districts and is considered an important tourist outlet in Beirut where a great number of restaurants, coffee shops and nightclubs are located. Photo: Lebnen18, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Downtown Beirut

33.8962° or 33° 53' 46.3" north
35.5014° or 35° 30' 5" east

Also Known As

  • Arabic: وسط بيروت
  • Chinese: 贝鲁特中央区
  • Dutch: Beirut Central District
  • Egyptian Arabic: وسط بيروت
  • English: Beirut/Downtown
  • English: Beirut Central District
  • French: Centre-ville de Beyrouth
  • German: BCD
  • German: Beirut Central District

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