Verdun is known as Beirut’s most exclusive business and shopping district and it is also one of Beirut's most prestigious residential neighborhoods. It is also where the most important fashion boutiques are found and so as you can imagine it is a hub for this particular culture which esteems such beautiful things and spends much time and money on them. All aspects of luxury are readily accessible to the visitor in Verdun where cinemas, coffee shops and restaurants are the main attraction. Of course needless to say this is not for everybody and not all the time but it certainly is nice to treat yourself once in a while and so if you want to indulge, to shop or just to chill out in an exclusive feeling bar or cafe then this is the area for you.
The biggest thing on peoples lips around here at the moment is the new Four Points hotel which has just been built by Sheraton. It is a brand new boutique hotel offering a personalized service in a sophisticated atmosphere with distinctive attitude. Exactly.