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Beirut Destination Guide

Discover Beirut in Lebanon!

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

Map of the area of Beirut in Lebanon

Local time in Beirut is now 05:03 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Beirut" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Amman, Tripoli, Tyre or Furn Al Hayek. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

22°C / 71 °F Scattered clouds
Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 63%
Air Pressure 989.8 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 44% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 19th of December 2017
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 20°C (69 °F)
Night: 15°C (58 °F)
Wednesday, 20th of December 2017
Sky is clear, calm, scattered clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 20°C (69 °F)
Night: 19°C (67 °F)
Thursday, 21st of December 2017
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 21°C (69 °F)
Night: 19°C (67 °F)

Videos

Beirut I Love You booktrailer for Zena...

05:44 min ( August 29, 2010 by GigiRoccati)
Views: 5,260 - Rating: 4.90909/5

Based on her heartfelt memoir, "Beirut, I Love You", is the story of Zena; a Lebanese artist whose reality pits friendships, love and art against the ever-present threat of war. The shortfilm is a jou...

The Skate Trip: Beirut Lebanon

08:07 min ( December 18, 2007 by zakajne219)
Views: 18,337 - Rating: 4.66667/5

The Skate Trip goes international and hits beautiful Beirut, Lebanon. Check out this video about the hot skaters in Beirut and the awesome metal sounds of Nightchains


Libanon: Beirut

03:48 min ( March 21, 2010 by Lars Hoffmann)
Views: 9,836 - Rating: 4.5/5

Auf einer Reise mit Eberhardt TRAVEL lernte ich ein faszinierendes Land kennen: den Libanon. Zwischen Zionismus und arabischem Absolutismus liegt hier einer der freiesten und gleichzeitig bedrohten St...

Raw: Car Bomb Rips Through East Beirut

00:58 min ( October 19, 2012 by AssociatedPress)
Views: 6,606 - Rating: 2.53846/5

A car bomb ripped through eastern Beirut on Friday, shearing the balconies of off residential buildings and sending bloodied victims pouring out into the streets in the most serious blast this city ha...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Beirut during the next days.

18
Dec
2017

Arthur Satyan

Beginning: 09:30 pm (21:30).
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Arthur Satyan

Beginning: 09:30 pm (21:30).
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19
Dec
2017

Taekwondo For Kids & Those With Learning Difficulties

Beginning: 03:45 pm (15:45).
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Indian Dance For You

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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Ebre W Khayt _ Theater Play (One Extra Show)

Beginning: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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20
Dec
2017

Italian Night At Gefinor Rotana

Beginning: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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21
Dec
2017

Dance Classes (Ages 12 - 18)...(Every Thursday)

Beginning: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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Open Sushi Every Thursday

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Fisherman's Catch Night At Gefinor Rotana

Beginning: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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22
Dec
2017

Matthias Tanzmann

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Beirut, Monuments and memorials in Lebanon, National squares, Squares in Lebanon, Tourism in Lebanon, Visitor attractions in Beirut, Visitor attractions in Lebanon

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.

More reading: Beirut Arab University homepage
Located at 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1960 establishments in Lebanon, Beirut Arab University, Education in Beirut, Educational institutions established in 1960, Universities in Lebanon

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).

More reading: Lebanese American University homepage
Located at 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Council of Independent Colleges, Educational institutions established in 1924, Former women's universities and colleges, Universities in Lebanon

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.

More reading: American University of Beirut homepage
Located at 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1866 establishments in the Ottoman Empire, American University of Beirut, Education in Beirut, Educational institutions established in 1866, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Universities in Lebanon

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.

More reading: Beirut homepage
Located at 33.89, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
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