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ND DU LIBAN – PARIS

CATHEDRALE NOTRE DAME DU LIBAN DE PARIS Historique La cathédrale Notre-Dame-du-Liban est un édifice religieux de l’Église maronite pour le culte catholique oriental de tradition syriaque antiochienne. Elle est située 15-17 rue d’Ulm à Paris, dans l’enceinte de l’Institut Curie et rattachée au foyer franco-libanais ainsi qu’à l’éparchie Notre-Dame du ...

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MAARAD STREET

MAARAD STREET Maarad Stree was conceived during the French Mandate  period as a central commercial street radiating from Etoile Square. Its arched façades were inspired by the ‘Rue de Rivoli’ in Paris. Construction Beirut Municipality developed plans to modernize the harbor and the city center. Plans were later updated during the ...

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BEIRUT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

BEIRUT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (BUC) In the 19th century, the Ottoman Empire witnessed a huge wave of Protestant Missionaries. In 1835 Sarah L.H. Smith, an American Protestant missionary established the first school for girls in the Ottoman empire. It was first known as Madrasat al-Banat. With roots extending back to 1835. ...

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RUE GOURAUD

Rue Gouraud is a mixed residential and commercial street in Gemmayzeh, a neighborhood in the Achrafieh district of Beirut. It is named after French General Henri Gouraud. Gemmayze, and Rue Gouraud specifically, is Beirut’s bohemian quarter, full of narrow streets and historic buildings from the French era. The neighborhood has been undergoing gentrification ...

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RUE WEYGAND

Rue Weygand is a street in Beirut’s Central Busiess District. Originally, the street was named Rue Nouvelle as it was a new thoroughfare constructed as part of a modernization plan in 1915. Upon its completion, the street was renamed after Maxime Weygand, the High Commissioner of French-mandated Syria and Lebanon who served from April ...

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Saint George Cathedral

Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral is the seat of the Greek Orthodox Metropolitan bishop of the Orthodox Archdiocese of Beirut and its dependencies. It is the city’s oldest extant church. History The establishment of the Archdiocese of Beirut is attributed according to the Greek Orthodox  tradition to the Apostle Quartus of berytus, one ...

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PHOENICIA HOTEL

Phoenicia Hotel Beirut  The Phoenicia Hotel Beirut is a historic 5-star luxury hotel situated in the Minet El Hosn neighborhood. It is located near the  Beirut Corniche promenade and walking-distance from Beirut Central District. The Phoenicia is part of the worldwide Inter Continental Hotels chain History The Phoenicia Hotel was built by the ...

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GRAND SERAIL

Grand Serail The Grand Serail ; known as the Government Palace) is the headquarters of the Prime Minister of Lebanon. It is located atop a hill in downtown Beirut a few blocks away from the Lebanese Parliament. The Grand Serail is a historic building, the most important of three Ottoman monuments on the Serail hill. ...

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AVENUE DES FRANCAIS

  Avenue des Français was a wide, palm-lined, seaside street in Beirut, Lebanon and now part of History Avenue des Français was created out of the widening of the former Rue Minet El Hosn during the period of the French Mandate of Syria and Lebanon as part of an urban renewal project planned ...

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