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On the streets of south Lebanon's Sidon, the buildings of the city's historic core are being restored to their former glory.The ongoing restoration of Sidon's buildings – its houses, shops, schools, palaces, Turkish bathhouses and old caravanserais – has been undertaken with major support from the Mohammad Zeidan Restoration Foundation. It has today restored 10 alleys of the old town – one per year.Every brick, doorway and can of paint comes with close scrutiny, Amin said. If one were to track the gradual development of the city over the years, alley by alley, they would find Sidon's mesmerizing beauty lies in these heritage structures – schools, palaces, shops, markets, cafes and industrial landmarks.
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