Beirut Central District

THE SOUKS SITE. The traditional souks stretched from Weygand Street to the sea, divided into two by the main thoroughfare of Souk Tawileh. In the foreground, the Zawiya Ibn 'Iraq (1517) and at the northern end, the L'Orient/Le Jour building (1914) and Majidiya Mosque (1844). AUB-British, Lebanese University and Dutch excavation teams. Photo 94.


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