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A must visit when in town or from town

The place is so nice and full of history. IT is a combination of history and contemporary place to... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Beirut, Lebanon
A beautiful independant bookshop!

In a time where bookshops are getting rare, Halabi bookshop has proved the opposite, Lana, daughter... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Beirut, Lebanon
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30 May 2018
“A must visit when in town or from town”
30 May 2018
“A beautiful independant bookshop!”
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77 El-Horge 57, Rue Jalloul, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 851 154
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

The place is so nice and full of history. IT is a combination of history and contemporary place to spend time between books. Selecting and wondering. They also hold events at the bookstore like book discussions, story telling and they support new or young writers....More

Thank lelou18
Reviewed 30 May 2018

In a time where bookshops are getting rare, Halabi bookshop has proved the opposite, Lana, daughter of the original owner, has been fighting for years and she has turned this cultural corner into a unique haven for reading and books!

Thank elianeac
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely chat with Mr Halabi. Purchased lots of kid's books and looking forward to visit again to get other genre. It's not everyday you get to experience such ambience. So much soul and spirit between those walls.

Thank SeaGull294480
Reviewed 27 May 2018

it feels like home i recommend to visit this book store. its one of the best. the stuff is really friendly and smiling all the time

Thank Pontoponto
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

You can’t but stop to visit this bookshop full of literally all kinds of books. Shelves are elegantly organized with a cute kids corner. Owners are very friendly, always smiling and ready to help! You can buy not only books there, but also a variety...More

Thank Rim1986
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

A charming authentic small bookshop in the heart of Beirut. Make sure you visit for a throwback of memories into your childhood, for a good recommendation of readings or to just hang out and feel welcomed by the genuine owner and his lively daughter.

Thank inkonlike
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

A must see in Beirut an old library has been renovated and centered in middle of city , frames , books , and artisans take you back in to nostalgic atmosphere ... I used to pick my books from them they have every thing you...More

Thank MJ B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This bookshop tells you a story without reading any book. Very cozy and personalized atmosphere with each corner demonstrating a theme. You can find all types of books and variety here! from 100 year old books, to the latest novels and business books. This bookshop...More

Thank diana D
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

the bookstore is tiny and very cozy, very colourful and different genres of books are available in english, arabic and french

Thank Dana K
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