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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 02:10 PM (Tuesday). 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

17°C / 63 °F Overcast clouds
Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 92%
Air Pressure 1026.8 hPa
Wind Speed Setting with 0 km/h (0 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Wednesday, 1st of March 2017
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 16°C (61 °F)
Night: 16°C (60 °F)
Thursday, 2nd of March 2017
Moderate rain, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 16°C (60 °F)
Night: 14°C (56 °F)
Friday, 3rd of March 2017
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 15°C (60 °F)
Night: 15°C (59 °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.

28
Feb
2017

Indian Dance For You

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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Y Birthday

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Stretching Class

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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02
Mar
2017

ActionCLUB (Business Owners' Growing Their Business)

Beginning: 05:30 pm (17:30).
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Painting Night

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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Open Sushi Every Thursday

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Grey District Beirut - Discothèque Night

Beginning: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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French & Disco Night Every Thursday

Beginning: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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03
Mar
2017

Silicone Soul - A Tribe Called TRIBE

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Drums (Djembe)

Beginning: 04:30 pm (16:30).
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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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Quote of the moment

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.

Jack Kerouac