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Nejmeh Square (Parliament square)

Nejme Square, is the central square in the Downtown area. It is home to the Lebanese Parliament and its complementary buildings, two cathedrals, a museum, and several cafes and restaurants. Most notable for its Art Deco architecture, the square has become a recognizable icon of Beirut City worldwide.


The jewel of the square is a 1930s clock-tower with its four-faced Rolex clock. The clock tower was gift from Lebanese-Brazilian émigré Michel Abed.

Today, the square is filled with tourists and locals who come here to dine, w or enjoy the street life. The square is also known for its noticeable population of pigeons.