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Martyr's Square: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I passed here several times: one time some young macho drivers (are there any other in this dreadful city?) were street racing, one time a small but loud demonstration passed and always there were many taxis blowing their loud horns all the time

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 26 August 2019 via mobile

The Martyr Statue located in the Martyr Square in Downtown Beirut and has enormous significance in recent Lebanese history. The Martyrs are people killed by the Ottomans in the early 1900’s, however, the statue was the demarcation point between the warring sides during the Lebanese...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank danks44
Reviewed 16 July 2019

martyrs square is another destination on your city that is well worth a visit whilst in beriut our guide was full of interesting facts regarding this place

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank LOZZY1534
Reviewed 3 May 2019

Within the Martyrs’ Square is located a famous sculpture or monument. It is called the Martyrs’ Monument and is in the center of the main square and is adjacent to the Northern Side of the Solider Area of reconstruction in Beirut, Lebanon. This monument originally...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Reviewed 1 March 2019

Not a square, but a rectangular large car park. Noisy traffic circling this place. Lots of building work taking place around it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank scotdoc2015
Reviewed 22 September 2018

The square was the dividing line between the warring factions during the civil war. Some of the area has been reconstructed, but work is still in progress. The bullet holed Statue of the Martyrs, a memorable to the martyrs executed there under Ottoman rule, is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank martyncymro
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

There is nothing left from what this square was originally intended to be. Left in the middle of crossroads , today one would even find it so difficult if not dangerous to take a photo next to the monument due to high traffic eight underneath...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gsnreviews
Reviewed 7 June 2018

the best testimony to human spirit and all the way to modern business location at its best. rebuilding a country to success from war and ruins to pure success can be seen around here

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Shekar T
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The beautiful Hariri Mosque and memorial is located here. It's busy with traffic, just off the Downtown mall area. Worth a look

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Steamingaround
Reviewed 18 March 2018

In the Sursock museum I saw an old photo of the the square: garden, kiosk, fountain, many people getting together. Once the center of a united vibrant city martyr's square became a battle ground during the Lebanese civil war, the scene of division. Meanwhile West...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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