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The Greek-orthodox cathedral St. George is really an amazing place, with lots to see and learn. It's is literally a time-capsule that hopefull will continue to attract more people to enjoy it's beauty.
The cathedral is nice from the outside, but you can't go inside. Its right on the downtown beirut square so maybe drop by for a look. It's about 100feet from the clocktower, so its not really out of your way, but theres really not much...More
This lovely church has perfect proportions. Walk in through the portico and you are greeted with delicate columns, painted ceilings and detailed iconic frescoes of the saints. This is a small church and is worth visiting, sitting and enjoying the calm.Lovely
Many of the churches and mosques were badly damaged in the indiscriminate destruction of the civil war, this cathedral part of the casualty of war. It has been completely renovated. You are not allowed to take photographs inside which is a shame. It is located...More
Saint George is one of Beirut's oldest churches, and it is a beautiful one. Simple from the outside, the interior is full of typical ornate Orthodox Christian decorations. Too bad they don't allow photos inside!
We only visited the church itself- not the museum. It is well worth a visit, no charge to enter. Dress modestly and no photographs.
The frescoes have been updated since the civil war, but not all. Interesting to see the difference, and the removal of...More