The capital of Lebanon, Beirut, has been the center of attention for many centuries. In modern times, it became known as a cosmopolitan city, hosting the old and stunning architecture with more or less contemporary thinking.
The landmarks, the atmosphere, the wild nightlife, the cosmopolitan restaurants, the royalties, and the celebrities, were all hosted by Beirut, a city where Western culture meets its Eastern counterpart.
Despite sectarianism and more or less extreme ideologies, Beirut and Beirutis kept their love for life, their love for their city, and a love for a country that combines the past and the future within its borders.
One of the most prominent landmarks that can describe Old Beirut is the St. Georges Hotel, built in the 1920s by the Parisian architect Auguste Perret, the building saw the beautiful and charming face of the city with all its glory.
So let us begin the trip down memory lane toward old Beirut: