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American University of Beirut

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Address: Riad El-Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
Phone Number:
+961 1 340 460

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Beautiful grounds

Oasis of calm and tranquility in this busy city, grounds are beutiful with many cats wandering around.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed today
Paul S
Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Oasis of calm and tranquility in this busy city, grounds are beutiful with many cats wandering around.

Thank Paul S
Guangzhou, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited AUB during my Beirut visit as my friend had a friend studying there. Beautiful campus, they have a great view of the sea from their football field, it's just a lovely place to study with beautiful cats roaming the grounds. The students seem to all speak fluent English and the university has such a good vibe, makes me want... More 

Thank ak5743
Elkhart, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a nice university. Really tremendous views of the Sea and so forth. But not really worth the visit unless you're a student there.

Thank Ripwalk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful campus located downtown, there are guards watching the gates and they are known to occasionally check for student ids. If you can manage to slip in and explore you can see the beautiful grounds and an amazing view of the sea!

Thank Pearl M
Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great vibes up to date equipment outdoor track indoor pool private beach in summer only accessible to aubites

Thank Raji V
Istanbul, Turkey
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a fan of nature, this is the place for you! It is near the the coast road(Paris street) so you can enjoy watching the sea and visit the American university at the same time.

Thank fereshte k
Beirut, Lebanon
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

AUB is not just a beautiful campus but also a great academic institution. If you want to experience a beautiful life/atmosphere on campus and you are also seeking a high quality of education in the Middle East then AUB is the place for you.

Thank Rana T
Beirut, Lebanon
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After the noises of thr city, the traffic stress, a moment of relaxation for your senses. Walk on this amazing campus, almost car free but full of cats!! Amazing views of the sea, old stone buildings, interesting tress and a great museum. Grab your sandwich and go sit there to forget the surrounding world,you will be in a quiet bubble

Thank Beatrice K
Beirut, Lebanon
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens . Many beautiful and outstanding buildings . An interesting museum . A must to visit

Thank Nabil K
Columbus, Ohio
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328 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an impressive university and facilities, the buildings are just breathtaking arabic arch architecture), the campus is impressive and surrounded by ancient trees, and it is just facing the Mediterranean sea...Impressive

Thank Lola M

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