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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
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
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.
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
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
While I had read a lot about Lebanon, I was nevertheless surprised by the beauty of the many wider christian community in Lebanon, especially in Beirut - Jounieh areas. This cathedral is particular beautiful and peaceful. Badly damaged and vandalised during the civil war, a...More
Its located in the heart of downtown beirut right in front of the clock tower in nejmeh street, this church is very beautiful ! The interior is Not to be missed !
Ps : No photos are allowed to be taken inside in order to...More
Few may know that in 2018, 28 years after the end of the lebanese 75 civil war, there are no official modern history texts. If you are hungry to discover some hidden war stories you have to visit this cathedral.
It's location : in the...More