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Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George

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One of the most beautiful sites in the centre of Beirut. Make sure you do pay a visit, even for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tassosk5
Nicely done

Take a look, but no photos inside. We just stipped on tour to look. Seemed quiet and restful, if... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful sites in the centre of Beirut. Make sure you do pay a visit, even for fifteen minutes when in town.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

Take a look, but no photos inside. We just stipped on tour to look. Seemed quiet and restful, if one had the time.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

I am generally not very fond of churches...we have enough in our countries...but it was just OK, nothing special.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

A beautiful Greek orthodox church with some very nice iconographies on the walls (part of the old ones have survived the destruction of the civil war). The most important part though is the history hidden underneath the church in a well designed museum. Signs of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sartzetakis E
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Excellent in one word is how this cathedral stood the whole civil war and got renovated while leaving it's authenticity. Planning a visit to downtown Beirut, this should not be excluded with it's under the current church what is believed to be the oldest church...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful Cathedral right in the heart of Beirut. Very safe and well protected. The guards and staff are very friendly and helpful. Unfortunately there are no organized tours of the chancel, however there is multi language literature all over to help guide...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Pretty church in the downtown area. Nice mosaics and a view of excavations under the floor through a glass window. In an area of excavations of Roman ruins.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank frugalarnie
Reviewed 3 October 2018

It is a small church in down town Beirut. Take some time to look at the mosaic floors. In the center of the church, the floor was replaced by a glass window from witch you can see the crypt under the church.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Georges V
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is a beautiful cathedral and should definitely be on your itinerary when visiting Beirut. Restored after the civil war, it has interesting architecture and although other reviewers have stated that no photography is allowed, no one attempted to stop me taking photographs. However, when...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Plain and simple - don’t waste your time. The building is pedestrian and very a typical. Not much uniqueness to be seen. Unless you have time you want to waste, I would avoid. Side note - doesn’t make an ounce of sense but they don’t...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.
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