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“Like many Beirut ruins, a bit of a walk by with little interpretation”
Review of Beirut Hippodrome

Beirut Hippodrome
Ranked #47 of 106 things to do in Beirut
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

This was awesome to see, even if you are driving by in a cab. Completely exposed, no interpretation, I suggest visiting and then going home to research.

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Reviewed 10 December 2015

We enjoyed the Beirut Hippodrome last Sunday ... a great sunny Sunday at the beginning of December. Horse racing took place already since around 13h30, we arrived a bit later but in time for the second or third race. Okay, it is not Ascot - hardly any ladies with great hats here, but lot's of elderly taxi drivers with a love for horses, shishas and a bit of betting. Great fun to see. Most Beirutis have not even been here. Same for us, took us 1 1/2 years to discover that behind these wall, next to some big streets, there is actually something happening. Also great to see, as it is one the largest green areas in Beirut (yes, sadly not many parks in the Lebanese capital). Has a lot of potential - if just the city would make more out of it.
Go for it - if just for one visit to suck up the atmosphere.

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Reviewed 27 September 2015

Usually am not so fun with horses or anything related to including Hippodrome . . but this one (Beirut Hippodrome) is so different . . I really like it it is more like a park that you can spend the time there wondering and enjoying looking to even you you was like (zero interest in horses)

2  Thank Wissam-AlRasheed
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

It's one of rare green area in Beirut. Nice location ... you will meet lots of taxi drivers who spend their money on gambling :-)

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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Nice place if you want to see some races but nothing fancy about it.
Just like any other Hippodrome.

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