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Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George

Beirut, Lebanon
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Central Location ,small but historical

That is another lesson to the world that they can and have lived for thousands of years all... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2016
Lubbock54
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Lubbock, Texas
Up Close to Religious History in Beirut

Amazing Christian church nestled near a major Mosque ( or three ) downtown in Beirut. Catacombes... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
ceciclark
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

That is another lesson to the world that they can and have lived for thousands of years all religions respecting each others in this small country .

Thank Lubbock54
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Amazing Christian church nestled near a major Mosque ( or three ) downtown in Beirut. Catacombes below are worth a visit to see the layers of history on the site. This reminds one how multi-religious this important city has been over the many centuries and...More

Thank ceciclark
Reviewed 14 April 2016

this church has been restored several times. the church is above and below u can see the historical events. there is an uncovered skeleton for a soldier and 24 other covered skeletons who u can see. there will be people who will explain to you...More

Thank nouhad1324
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

It is nice to be visited when you are in Beirut...it's located in downtown area.. it was renovated after the Lebanese civil war...it's a byzantine style church with all the paintings on the walls...it's really beautiful...you can visit this church see its beauty and pray...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2016

This is the oldest church in Beirut and you can see Hellenistic, Byzantine, and Medieval periods represented here. Lovely mosaics. Church is free. It's 5,000 LL per adult to tour the archaeological museum below.

Thank Saranger
Reviewed 1 March 2016

A beautifl, restored church in the centre of Beirut with an interesting museum right under it offering you the chance to see the various layers of the church! You can see that they invested a lot in this site and took great care of it.

Thank Onoufrios-Dovletis
Reviewed 18 February 2016

In the heart of downtown Beirut, juxtaposed with the Mohammad Amin Mosque, St. George Cathedral is a serenely beautiful walk back into history. Be sure to visit the museum, for a small fee.

Thank Walter L
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Overwhelming! This Cathedral was totally renovated few years ago. The paintings on the ceilings and walls are so perfectly done. The huge columns are so impressive. It is a must visit place in the heart of Beirut.

Thank MaykayS
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I visited that church while walking downtown Beirut I coudnt stop scrolling a round,up and down,admiring the frescoes,admiring the three levées:roman ,byzantin and new places ,,,,,

Thank masmasBeirut_Lebanon
Reviewed 21 December 2015

in the middle of al nejme square and near the parliament.. once in the down town of Beirut you have to make sure to visit st georges church and see the old church and teh new renovated one with all the drawing and Icons inside...More

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McG_Road_Warrior
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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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