In most Arab cities, especially capitals, commercial markets have a special social character.
In these markets, the person finds what he wants for the purpose and the desired means
of livelihood or the demands of entertainment, as well as the satisfaction of the facilities
specialised in economic and financial affairs or the affairs of culture and thought,
From press and media institutions. Al Hamra street is one of the main streets in Beirut’s
capital Beirut and one of the main economic and diplomatic hubs in Beirut. This is because
there are many cafés on the sidewalk, and there are famous Lebanese theaters. Al Hamra Street
was the center of intellectual activity in Beirut before the Lebanese war. Today there are
many hotels, furnished apartments and cafes.
Al Hamra Street in Beirut, has its own story that began in
the early 15th century AD when the sons of Telhok Druze
fought with the Bani Hamra Muslims who frequented Beirut
to sell their crops and agricultural crops. As a result of this conflict,
the children of Talhuk were forced to leave their homes in Ras Beirut,
The area that was known in their time as the name of the bear,
and joined the mountain leaving their land and homes to the sons
of Hamra who settled their place and attributed the area from its day
and known as the name of Karam Hamra and neglected the name of the
bear bears forever, and so today Hamra Street is related to the Bani Hamra Bekaa. This street, which
bears the name of al Hamra today, was until a long time a trench that can barely accommodate
one man and his dynasty.
However, the development of urbanization in Beirut and its environs drew attention to
Karam al Hamra. This area became densely populated and its narrow crossings became wider and wider.
When the caliphs entered Beirut in 1918, Al Hamra Street was known as London street. It was also
called the Champagne Street on the current Jean-d’Arc street.
There are cafés where the connoisseurs are confused by the literal or the hopeful,
the artists by nature or the industry, and with these and those groups
of journalists who have been infected by literary writing, and the hallucination
of modern and modern poetry scattered.
Al-Hamra Street is about 1,300 meters long and starts from the east at
the intersection of the roads of the Ministry of Tourism and Information
to the south and Al-Nahar newspaper building to the east and ends west
at the intersection of the roads where the famous grocery store is
Orient prince hotel is located in al hamra street and it is a 12 minute walk from the beach ,
Orient Prince Verdon and Hamra are within walking distance of Beirut city center.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.