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Welcoming mosque

Very historic and opened to non-Muslims. The architecture is lovely and it's a good place to duck... read more

Reviewed yesterday
McG_Road_Warrior
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Tokyo, Japan
Beautiful

Make sure to look at the original marble mihrab and pulpit. Refill your water bottle with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brannon W
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Davidsonville, Maryland
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed yesterday

Very historic and opened to non-Muslims. The architecture is lovely and it's a good place to duck into when the weather is hot. There is AC inside. Rembert to your shoes off and to be respectful.

Thank McG_Road_Warrior
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure to look at the original marble mihrab and pulpit. Refill your water bottle with the chilled bottled water.

Thank Brannon W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This mosque dates back to the Byzantine times and used to be a church. It's architecture is awesome.

Thank HannaDiab
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Before being eclipsed by the Mohammad al-Amin Mosque, the Omari Mosque was Beirut’s central mosque. It takes its name from the caliph Omar Ibn aI-Khattab. It was built on the ruins of an ancient Byzantine church that was in turn built on the ruins of...More

1  Thank Manoul
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I visited this mosque after visiting the Mohammad Al-Ameen Mosque. Clearly, these were built in different times. The Al-Omari mosque is smaller and a little more worn, but beautiful inside. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank eldosokyjl
Reviewed 2 January 2017

An extremely unique and beautiful structure. I loved it. It was so calm and peaceful there. I took a few photographs. It was really lovely because I never imagined a mosque built in such a design.

Thank Marguerite C
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Historical place and nice to have a look around with full of memories and history you will find and enjoy going around.

Thank sharifa500
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The mosque is located in the heart of capital Beirut, the building is a piece of art, for those who wants to pray inside the mosque it must have been providing them tranquility and very special spiritual reward. Women should be alerted that their head...More

Thank yabughaida
Reviewed 13 April 2016

At city centre you meet the nice historical mosque .The location is very calm and interesting.I like to come again.

Thank اياد جواد ا
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We went past this on our walking tour. It is one of the buildings that make the centre of Beirut so interesting.

Thank 4kath2010
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