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A street in Lebanon is one of the most expensive streets in the world

A street in Lebanon is one of the most expensive streets in the world
Date: Monday, November 28, 2016
By: World News

The 2016 - 2017 survey of the world's most expensive retail rental locations by property consultants Cushman & Wakefield ranked Hamra as the 2nd most expensive streetin the Arab region and 44th most expensive worldwide.

Last year, Hamra was ranked as the 48thmost expensive rental location and now renting in Hamra costs on average 93$/sq FT. Prime street in Qatar follows Lebanon in the ranking as the 45th where it costs on average 92$/sq FT per year. City Centre in Jordan is ranked as the 50th where it cost on average 65$/sq FT per year. Naturally, the first in the world was named to be Upper 5th Avenue (49th - 60th Sts) in New York - USA where it costs on average 3000$/sq FT per year followed by Hon Kong and Paris.

Rue Verdun and Kaslik are also mentioned in the report stating that 18.1 RE…

Palmyra hotel baalbek, lebanon hotels

Remnants of a great past: Lebanese hotel that has remained open since 1874 stands emptied as nearby civil war rages
Date: Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Source: Daily Mail

Hotel Palmyra in the Roman city of Baalbek hosted international figures like Ella Fitzgerald and Charles de Gaulle It became top destination for tourists and academics looking to visit Roman ruins Now stands emptied due to growing security concerns in the Bekaa valley, close to the Syrian border 'No one has a right to touch Hotel Palmyra, except for time' defiant owner says

With its windows facing the ancient Roman temple ruins of Heliopolis, the Palmyra hotel in Lebanon's Baalbek attracted renowned international figures since it opened in 1874.  Jazz singers Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone, late French president Charles de Gaulle and even the Empress of Abyssinia stayed in its sumptuous rooms, admiring the hotel's long halls decorate…

Christmas Market at Le Bristol

Starting the 1st of December and until the 4th of December, Le Bristol Hotel will take you to a magical world!
More than 50 exhibitors, manufacturers and designers will be at the rendez-vous in the sumptuous premises of the Bristol to offer you a wide collection of gifts, table set-up ideas, refined arts, gastronomy and much more!
The Bristol Christmas Market is the Ultimate destination for all the visitors to choose their gifts for Christmas!
Come with your kids and explore our Christmas fair in a dreamlike atmosphere! We have dedicated a whole area for your little ones to live the magic of the season while enjoying our daily special animation program (workshop, music, magic…)
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all! Verdun, Madame Curie Street Beirut, Lebanon