Here Are Four Videos Of Beirut In The 1920s!

Sometimes, we wonder what looked like before! If you have ever checked your grandparent’s photo album, you know that old looked way different than the modern one. With a tramway, a different architectural style, and more souks, old is certainly beautiful and worth  to be more appreciated.

Old : in motion!

Pictures are not enough for us to get a glimpse of the older version of the Lebanese capital. Fortunately, there is a channel on YouTube called “

Loobnan

” that contains four videos of the main spots in in the 1920s.

#1 Port of

#2 Downtown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haxLJxf9q9U This video features the following places:

  • Palace of Justice
  • Pine Residence
  • Modern avenues

#3 Residential districts in Beirut

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etn7CRB0AaI This video features the following places:

  • Avenue des Français
  • Nejmeh Square
  • Sursock Street
  • Tramway
  • Weygand Street
  • Petit Serail

#4 Commercial Beirut

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mflM_HLHNH0 This video features the following places:

  • Carpenters’ and the tinsmiths’ street
  • Corniche
  • Pigeon Rocks in Raouche
  • Port of Beirut
  • Tramway

For more videos and pictures of old , click

here

!


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