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Nejmeh Square - Maarad Street

Inspired by its French counterpart, Nejmeh Square is a pedestrian zone that combines French, Oriental and modern influences. The square is bordered by restaurants, cafés, mosques and cathedrals, as well as the Lebanese Parliament building, and is a junction between several restored souks, and as such is one of the most shared public spaces in Beirut, popular with families and casual strollers.


Michel Abed erected the famous Hamidiyi clock tower in the center of the square in 1933. 

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