| 15 April 2024, Monday |

Lebanon’s squares names have changed over time, SBI relives its struggles

The squares in Lebanon, from the far north to the far south, witnessed wars, conflicts, protests and popular demonstrations, which later gained local and international cultural and architectural fame.

In Sidon, Elia Square, and in Beirut there are three squares: Martyrs’ Square, Riad El Solh Square, and Nejmeh Square. As for Tripoli, Al-Nour Square is the largest share.

The Burj Square or Martyrs’ Square in the center of Beirut is one of the most important tourist and symbolic squares in Lebanon throughout history.

Riad El Solh Square, named after the first prime minister after independence. It also represents the monetary economic nerve, because it contains a group of shops and banks.

Lebanon’s squares have a civilized and cultural history. From here, it was and still bears witness to the change revolutions and the demanding protest struggles.


  • Sawt Beirut International