The Atlas Obscura Guide To Beirut
3 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Beirut, Lebanon
Updated September 8, 2022
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Stories About Beirut
Saving the Ancient Glass Artifacts Shattered in the Beirut Explosion
These centuries-old vessels now have new stories to tell.
by Line Sidonie Talla Mafotsing
How an Abandoned Modernist Cinema Became a Revolutionary Symbol in Lebanon
The Beirut Egg is riddled with bullet holes and covered in graffiti. Protesters recently reclaimed it.
by Justin Higginbottom
War, Romance, and Everyday Life in Beirut's Emerging Alt-Comix Scene
A generation of creators is carrying on the Arab world's history of expression and frustration.
by Jonathan Guyer
The Middle East as Old Hollywood Saw It
Come to this Beirut poster shop for the lurid stereotypes, stay for the giant killer crab.
by Pesha Magid