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Panoramabillede af Henk Keijzer EXPERT Taget 13:56, 09/05/2010 - Views loading...

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Beirut - Corniche (2)

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A: Beirut - Corniche (1)

Af Henk Keijzer, 990 meter væk

Beirut - Corniche

Beirut - Corniche (1)

B: Sporting beach club

Af Tanya, 1.2 km væk

Sporting beach club by night. C u nxt sat party

Sporting beach club

C: Beirut - Three hotels

Af Henk Keijzer, 1.4 km væk

Beirut - Three hotels In this pano you see the Monroe Hotel, the Phoenicia Intercontinental and the H...

Beirut - Three hotels

D: Beirut - Raouche Pigeon Rocks

Af Henk Keijzer, 1.7 km væk

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pigeon_rock: Raouché is a residential and commercial neighborhood in Bei...

Beirut - Raouche Pigeon Rocks

E: Beirut - Roman bath

Af Henk Keijzer, 2.1 km væk

Beirut - Roman bath In the middle of downtown Beirut, between several goverment buildings, the remain...

Beirut - Roman bath

F: Beirut - Nijmeh Square

Af Henk Keijzer, 2.3 km væk

Beirut - Nijmeh Square This square (or should we say round) is the middle of the magnificently restor...

Beirut - Nijmeh Square

G: Beirut - Archeological site from Emir Bechir Street

Af Henk Keijzer, 2.3 km væk

Beirut - Archeological site

Beirut - Archeological site from Emir Bechir Street

H: Beirut - Archeological site

Af Henk Keijzer, 2.4 km væk

Beirut - Archeological site It's not just the archeological site itself that shows history. Around th...

Beirut - Archeological site

I: Beirut - Al Amin Mosque

Af Henk Keijzer, 2.4 km væk

Beirut - Al-Amin Mosque From Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammad_Al-Amin_Mosque): The Mo...

Beirut - Al Amin Mosque

J: Beirut Central District, LEBANON | by Karim Saad

Af Karim Saad, 2.6 km væk

The Beirut Central District (BCD) is the name given to Beirut’s historical and geographical core, the...

Beirut Central District, LEBANON | by Karim Saad

Dette panorama blev taget i Beirut, Middle East

Dette er et overblik over Middle East

Modern civilization began right here in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley. Also known as the Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia, this is the place where, six thousand years ago, agriculture, writing and mathematics were brought into widespread use.

The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Everything from Afghanistan to Morocco may possibly be classified as "middle eastern", depending on whom you ask -- and when.

Only a partial list of past Empires in the middle eastern territory includes Sumeria, Babylonia, Persia, the Ottoman Empire and the Roman Empire!

When northern Europe was still lurking about in slimy cold stone castles playing chess, the Middle East was enjoying the flowers of poetry, luxurious craftsmanship, music and literature. In fact, the Renaissance in Europe was partly inspired by stories brought back from the middle east by travelers along the trade route.

Strategic location, religious history and the world's largest supply of crude oil have kept the Middle East at the center of world activity for centuries. The saga continues.

Text by Steve Smith.

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