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Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George

Beirut, Lebanon
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Church built on top of ancient ruins

This is a rather small church in downtown area which is built on ancient ruins.. Being an Orthodox... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2016
Viatoris O
Istanbul, Turkey
Breathtaking Beauty.

This Cathedral was outstanding. On a whim, my friend and I decided to go inside after seeing the... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2016
Alicia C
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

This is a rather small church in downtown area which is built on ancient ruins.. Being an Orthodox church, it is quite simple and not over decorated. You can feel the silence and even smell the ancient atmosphere inside.

Thank Viatoris O
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This Cathedral was outstanding. On a whim, my friend and I decided to go inside after seeing the historic-looking exteriors and murals, and the inside was beautiful and decor was very detailed.

Thank Alicia C
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This chirch is a true prayer place the ambiance inside those walls fulled with iconic painting would give the feeling that you are in heaven. The church is a combinatiin of 2 histories a recent one and an older (more than 100 years) to give...More

Thank Jihad A
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Wonderful old Church from the 16th centuries. Too many hand's painted Icons inside it. Too many stories to tell by these icons Lovely wooden carving for the Iconostas in the front of the altar. Who wants to know about the region's Saints??? must see this...More

Thank Youssef976
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Having 18 different communities in Lebanon each one with their different religious differences, it is very interesting to see a building like this one closed to a Catholic church and 3 mosques built in different periods. I liked the building and the style

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 9 May 2016

A very impressive church, the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St George in Beirut, has unique architecture and with it recent refurbishment it can stand adequetly next to the impressive mosque and the maronite cahtedral that suround them. Make sure you go out and visit the...More

Thank Steladamo
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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12 May 2017|
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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.