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Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The church is better from the outside, and from the colonade at the side you can take great pics through the arcades of the mosque

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

such a nice cathedral to visit , a real blessing , you should go visit there during your trip to Lebanon

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank michelchalaby
Reviewed 22 August 2019

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.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 22 August 2019

A magnificent temple, with the unique three-fold hagiography of passions, from the right to the sacred door of the temple, depicting Christ in Pilate, Ana and Caiaphas, and Pilate in his hands.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank EllaTravellers
Reviewed 12 August 2019

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

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 30 May 2019

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

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ESVincent
Reviewed 17 May 2019

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

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Terry M
Reviewed 2 May 2019

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!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank scbouhabib
Reviewed 14 April 2019

Standing side by side next to the Al-Amin Mosque, the two icons underlies the harmonious way of life and beliefs, but photos taken at night shows the grandeur

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank teay1821
Reviewed 5 April 2019

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

Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from Manoul | Reviewed this property |
The church and the museum are free, but inside the church, it's not allowed to take photos.