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Address: Gemmayzeh Street, Beirut, Lebanon

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good art exhbitions

this is an authentic very long staircase in the middle of Achrafieh, its lovely when they do art expos on it during the summer period.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Richard A
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Moscow, Russia
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice break from the dust street below! Because of the trees it was slightly cool and there was a sweet smell of flowers in the air. However, there's little to see/do. There is one little hostel cafe which is a nice spot to relax. I wish the stairs were lined with cafe tables to enjoy drinks and... More 

Thank dadarren
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is an authentic very long staircase in the middle of Achrafieh, its lovely when they do art expos on it during the summer period.

Thank Richard A
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263 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

These flights of steps take you from Gemmayzeh to Acchrafia and are well worth visiting. My daughter lives in an apartment a quarter of the way up the steps close to a French run hostel which is a great place to have a coffee and croissant. There is some interesting graffiti near the bottom and the area has a clearly... More 

Thank nsojer
Beirut, Lebanon
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445 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

They are just stairs colored...you can climb there to reach other areas I'm Achrafieh Beirut...they are very old that's why they're famous...you can access them from gemmayze area where you can find many bars and clubs...sometimes they do events on the stairs such as painting exhibitions by Lebanese artists and it's good to see...

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Istanbul, Turkey
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66 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We were walking around the city, and found the stairs by chance, yes it's just a bunch of stairs but it is a great place for taking plenty of beautiful pictures,and it doesn't take much of you time.

Thank fereshte k
Beirut, Lebanon
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362 reviews
204 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 427 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

L'Escalier de L'Art, also known as the L'Escalier de Saint-Nicolas is a public stairway in Beirut, Lebanon. It is located in the Achrafieh district, providing a pedestrian link between Rue Gouraud and Rue Sursock uphill.

Thank Manoul
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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365 reviews
178 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I am sure in spring and summer this place is much more alive and colorful than in a winter day in December, but they are just simple stairs. We used them to reach the Nicolas Sursock Museum fro Gemmayze Street. Do not expect something breathtaking.

Thank Andrea_Detto
Manchester, United Kingdom
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558 reviews
275 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Is a functional and used part of the city...good place to rest and get a few clicks....but essential a walking path of stairs rather than an attraction...but somehow gives me a great image of Beirut as I sit there and see people walking up and down

Thank PavRao
Tallinn, Estonia
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473 reviews
277 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

It's stairs, after all. We climbed them up to the street on which you find the Sursock Museum. There's some interesting graffiti along the way.

Thank phutty
Malmo, Sweden
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Stayed at Mesh Mosh hotel just beside the stairway. Love couples at night, friends chilling together at daytime. Some boutiques, art graffity with a political message at the end towards Gemmayze street. A cool place for chilling without traffic noise.

Thank Camilla A

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