Built in 1892 under Ottoman rule by Lebanon’s wealthy Sursock family, the forgotten hotel was hub to Arab diplomats, French and British officers and also Egyptian film stars who all flocked before the 1975-1990 conflict forced it to close down.

    This month, the hotel opened its doors to the public for the first time in decades to exhibit dozens of works celebrating the hotel’s past by British artist Tom Young.

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