Beirut, Lebanon

Despite many wars and unrest in Beirut, which is often called Paris of the Middle East - a prosperous place, remarkably suitable for shopping, socializing and sightseeing. The town was rebuilt several times, so there are standing side by side modern, Turkish and French colonial buildings. On busy streets such as Hamra and Ashrafieh, nightlife, and the National Museum and the Gibran museum, tourists can join the city's history. Corniche attracts lovers of jogging and biking.