Hamra is in . Prior to 1975, Hamra Street was referred to as Beirut's "Champs Elysées" as it was frequented by tourists all year round. It hosts a good number of hotels, furnished apartments, and coffee shops that cater to visitors and students from close by American University of Beirut and Lebanese American University.

Notable Places in the Area

The Archaeology Museum of the American University of Beirut in , is the third oldest museum in the Near East after and Constantinople. Photo: BlingBling10, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Holiday Inn Beirut is a ruined in , on Omar Daouk Street in the central Minet el Hosn neighborhood. Photo: Haster, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Pedestrian zone
The is a seaside promenade in , Lebanon. Photo: Argenberg, CC BY 4.0.

Tourist attraction
is a residential skyscraper in the district of downtown , . Photo: Bdx, 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 an upscale residential neighborhood of .

is in . is one of Beirut's most prestigious residential neighborhoods where also some of the most important fashion boutiques are found. Photo: A.K.Khalifeh, CC BY-SA 3.0.


33.8965° or 33° 53' 47.4" north
35.4862° or 35° 29' 10.3" east
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